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.
On 10 July 2019 KSSPAS held it’s 2nd student conference and careers fair for all PA students studying at the 3 local PA programmes. Links to the attached PDFs: Sussex Partnership.pdf CCCU Surgical EM Internship.pdf East Kent.pdf Exam Prep.pdf FPA Update.pdf Job...
Following a party to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the launch of the KSS School of PAs, we held our 1st evening Teach-In for PAs working in the region, attracting 2 FPARCP CPD points. There were two talks – on Sepsis and Delirium The next KSSPAS Evening Teach-In...
KSS School of Physician Associates
Post Graduate Education Centre
East Surrey Hospital
01737 768511 ext 6635
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