St Thomas House SaIL Centre is a partner in a new Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare to be funded over three years by Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity in a collaboration between Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London. The grant holders are: Dr Peter Jaye (Director of Simulation, GSTT); Dr Janet Anderson (Senior Lecturer, KCL); Dr Alastair Ross (Senior Research Fellow, KCL); and Patricia Snell (Assistant Director, Clinical Governance, GSTT). The award is for £580,598 over three years from autumn 2013.

The Centre will involve projects in different clinical areas including Emergency Medicine and Older Persons’ Care and will focus on: good practice; adaptability, flexibility and problem solving; the ability to recover when something does go wrong; and provision of supportive organisational cultures.