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Welcome to MELISSA, the mobile training and engagement hub on wheels...

The MELISSA fleet includes two state-of-the-art double-decker buses, each fully equipped with the latest technology and training equipment. Inside, you'll find a dynamic learning environment featuring high-quality audio/visual systems, advanced medical training manikins, clinical trainers, and reliable Wi-Fi. Comfortable seating areas, tables, and an extendable awning create the perfect setting for a range of activities.

The mobile venue is designed to deliver healthcare initiatives across the region in harder to reach areas, or areas and organisations which don’t have capacity or support services in place.

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Anyone can request MELISSA to deliver healthcare and training initiatives of approximately 8-10 attendees if:

  • They are delivering NHS education/training

  • It improves our trainees/wider work force

  • It improves Patient Safety

  • It promotes training and education in the NHS and/or social care sector in the North East and North Cumbria

MELISSA's facilities:

Space upper deck for clinical suite with ‘control room’

Simulation Equipment

Seating area lower deck for debriefing simulation exercises or seated learning.

Delirium Educational Tools

TVs/AV equipment for presentations and live feeds

Interchangable display boards, tailored branding for tours.

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Key contacts.


Stephen Cooper

Service Lead


Nicola Main

Team Manager


Nigel Moore

Senior Driver



Gail Weatherburn




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