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GP Training

Welcome to the Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex Postgraduate Deanery (HEKSS).

Welcome to the GP Specialty Training at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust. The Trust offers one of the biggest GP Specialty training programmes in HEKSS. It currently has 18 three year rotations. Our training is based at Ashford & St Peters Hospital sites as well as the Abraham Cowley Unit for Psychiatry.

Our aim, at the end of your training, is for you to have covered the new GP curriculum and to have passed the nMRCGP exams, all within a safe nurturing environment.

Alison Roser
GP Education Assistant
Tel: 01932 723568

Last Updated July 2016

∎ Learning Log

The RCGP is putting alot more emphasis on the quality and quantity of learning log entries. As such the Deanery,in conjunction with the RCGP, has brought out new specific guidelines for learning logs entries and quantity, this also includes new MANDATORY evidence. Please find details of these important changes below, in addition to a guide on reflective writing.
∎ For new ST1s

For further information please access the HEKSS Training website.
∎ GP Curriculum

For information of the GP Curriculum please click here.

∎ GPST1 and GPST2 Half Day Dates

Thursday 18th August 2016 13:00 to 16:00
Thursday 22nd September 2016 13:00 to 16:00
Thursday 13th October 2016 09:00 to 12.00
Thursday 10th November 2016 09:00 to 12:00
Thursday 1st December 2016 09:00 to 12:00
Thursday 5th January 2017 09:00 to 12:00
Thursday 9th February 2017 13:00 to 16:00
Thursday 2nd March 2017 13:00 to 16:00
Thursday 20th April 2017 09:00 to 12:00
Thursday 18th May 2017 09:00 to 16:00 - full day (off site)
Thursday 29th June 2017 13:00 to 16:00

∎ GPST3 Teaching Dates

Coming soon.

∎ ITP Teaching Dates

Coming soon.

∎ Leave Guidance

In ST1 and ST2 annual leave is 27 days plus 8 bank holidays.
In ST3 year annual leave is 30 days plus 8 bank holidays.
Please give plenty of notice for annual and study leave. Annual leave will be expected to be taken evenly through out the year unless under special circumatance(please speak to CS,ES and PD).

Once sick leave exceeds 2 weeks per year,this will affect your training and training period may have to be extended.

∎ Forms
∎ Handbooks
∎ Out of Hours

2016/17 Handbooks

Click to download

GP Faculty Handbook

Click to download

GPStR Training Handbook