KSS School of Physician Associates is a collaborative project which supports the development of Physician Associates across Kent, Surrey and Sussex in the UK.
The school’s partners are Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Kent and University of Surrey.
The school is sponsored by Health Education England working across Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
What is a Physician Associate?
A Physician Associate (PA) is a dependent healthcare professional who is trained to the medical model and works under the supervision of a Consultant or GP.
Training to be a PA
Postgraduate training courses are intensive full time, two year programmes delivered over at least 45 weeks per year. Entrants are typically biomedical/life science graduates with the minimum of a 2:1 degree.
CPD for PAs
Physician Associates undertake continued professional development to remain up to date, enhancing and developing their skills to continue working as a safe practitioner and improve standards of care.
If your organisation is based within Kent, Surrey or Sussex and you are considering employing a PA, please click for further information.
This timely one day conference, chaired by Dr Natalie King, focuses on developing the role of the Physician Associate in your service and how the demonstrated benefits of the role can support you and your service and improve patient care…read more
We are pleased to announce our first PA Student Conference and Careers Fair on 8 June 2018 at East Surrey Hospital for students currently studying at our partner Universities. We welcome interest from employers to pitch potential vacancies to the students due to...read more
KSS School of Physician Associates
Post Graduate Education Centre
East Surrey Hospital
01737 768511 ext 6635
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