East Kent Training Hub

Securing the workforce for the future

We provide education, training & support for healthcare professionals across Ashford, Canterbury, South Kent Coast and Thanet.

Book your place on the New to Practice Programme

The New to Practice Programme is a national initiative designed to support newly qualified GPs, Nurses and Nursing Associates and to help them to gain confidence and skills to successfully begin their career in general practice and thrive.

For more information and to book your place read the New to Practice brochure.

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Our Mission

We work together to secure the primary and community care workforce for the future in order to improve the quality of care for our patients, families and friends.

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EVENTS & COURSES

  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training for Healthcare Assistants
    06 Jun, 08:45 – 13:00
    Training
    A clear Standard Operating Procedure including: · Verification requirements including a log of verification · Calibration requirements including a log of calibration · Biological control requirements including your own biological controls (10 technically acceptable traces, · tabulation of raw data
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  • PLT (Canterbury & Ashford)
    Wed, 08 Jun
    Training Hubs
    08 Jun, 14:00 – 17:00
    Training Hubs
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Canterbury & Ashford.
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  • LGBTQ health: Appreciating and meeting diverse health webinar
    09 Jun, 19:30 – 21:30
    Online
    RCGP SE Thames would like to invite you to join them for a session on: LGBTQ Health: appreciating and meeting diverse needs.
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  • Oncological emergencies simulation training for Primary Care
    11 Jun, 09:00 – 16:00
    Digital Innovation Centre, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7SS, UK
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  • One Day Education Event for Cancer Care Co-ordinators
    13 Jun, 09:30 – 21:30
    Kenward Trust, Yalding, Maidstone ME18 6AH, UK
    This course is open to all Cancer Care Co-ordinators, Social Prescribers, Care Navigators based in Primary Care, within Kent & Medway, who support patients living with a cancer diagnosis.
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  • Macmillan Primary Care Cancer Awareness Training Event
    15 Jun, 09:30 – 16:30
    Edenwood Place, Old Chatham Rd, Blue Bell Hill, Aylesford ME20 7EZ, UK
    This one-day face to face event is open to clinical staff in Kent and Medway who work in Primary Care and have a passion for supporting people living with cancer.
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  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 21 Jun
    Training
    21 Jun, 08:45 – 16:30
    Training
    · To understand how common lung pathologies will present on spirometry · Spirometry Competency Assessment Training – Competency Assessment Day Requirements · Following on from Day 1, delegates will be expected to gather the following evidence of their competency in practice, ready for assessment
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  • Clinical Supervision Training for Nursing Staff
    23 Jun, 09:00 – 16:00
    Online
    Participants will be given the tools and techniques to teach people about Clinical Supervision and to undertake the role of supervisor.
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  • Macmillan Primary Care Cancer Care Review Course
    Thu, 23 Jun
    Digital Innovation Centre
    23 Jun, 09:30 – 16:30
    Digital Innovation Centre, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7SS, UK
    The course runs over 2 half days (delivered virtually) and 2 full days (delivered face to face) You will need to attend all four dates to complete the course. Check our News section for more information. Email, the Macmillan Primary Care Team to sign up: Kmccg.macmillanprimarycare@nhs.net
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  • PLT (Thanet & South Kent Coast)
    Thu, 23 Jun
    Training Hubs
    23 Jun, 14:00 – 17:00
    Training Hubs
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Thanet & South Kent Coast.
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  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 30 Jun
    Training
    30 Jun, 08:45 – 16:30
    Training
    · To understand how common lung pathologies will present on spirometry · Spirometry Competency Assessment Training – Competency Assessment Day Requirements · Following on from Day 1, delegates will be expected to gather the following evidence of their competency in practice, ready for assessment
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  • Virtual Masterclass: Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders
    01 Jul, 09:15 – 16:30
    Online
    Join the Virtual Masterclass on Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders led by Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust and Canterbury Christ Church University.
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  • Emergencies in Primary Care simulation training day
    02 Jul, 09:00 – 16:00
    Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford DA2 8DA, UK
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  • Spirometry Interpretation Updates
    04 Jul, 13:00 – 14:30
    Training
    Learning Outcomes · To understand indices measured in spirometry including FEV1, FVC, VC, FEV1/FVC, FEV1/VC, PEFR, FEF25-75. · To interpret spirometry results using % predicted and lower limits of normal · Identification of significant and non-significant reversibility. · To recognise a normal flow
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  • PLT (Canterbury & Ashford)
    Tue, 05 Jul
    Practice/PCN
    05 Jul, 14:00 – 17:00
    Practice/PCN
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Canterbury & Ashford.
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  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training for Healthcare Assistants
    06 Jul, 08:45 – 13:00
    Training
    A clear Standard Operating Procedure including: · Verification requirements including a log of verification · Calibration requirements including a log of calibration · Biological control requirements including your own biological controls (10 technically acceptable traces, · tabulation of raw data
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  • The GP Update Course - Study Day Live!
    09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Online
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  • The GP Update Course - Study Day Live!
    09 Jul, 10:00 – 16:00
    Online
    The online course will be part of the new Spring/Summer 2022 season with all the latest updates and changes to guidelines. The Red Whale authoring team are diligently putting this course together and will include Diabetes, CKD, Chronic fatigue syndrome plus much more!
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