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

  • 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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  • South East Greener NHS celebration event
    05 Jul, 10:00 – 13:30
    Online
    oin the regional South East Greener NHS Team at a virtual event on 5 July to celebrate green plans. These are strategies created by integrated care systems and NHS trusts to tackle climate change and meet the NHS’s net zero commitments.
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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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  • Macmillan Primary Care Cancer Awareness Event
    06 Jul, 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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  • 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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  • Clinical Supervision Training for Nursing Staff
    13 Jul, 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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  • One Day Education Event for Cancer Care Co-ordinators
    Wed, 13 Jul
    Digital Innovation Centre
    13 Jul, 09:30 – 16:30
    Digital Innovation Centre, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7SS, 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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  • PLT (Thanet & South Kent Coast)
    Wed, 20 Jul
    Practice/PCN
    20 Jul, 14:00 – 17:00
    Practice/PCN
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Thanet & South Kent Coast.
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  • PLT (Canterbury & Ashford)
    Tue, 02 Aug
    Practice/PCN
    02 Aug, 14:00 – 17:00
    Practice/PCN
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Canterbury & Ashford.
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  • PLT (Thanet & South Kent Coast)
    Thu, 25 Aug
    Practice/PCN
    25 Aug, 14:00 – 17:00
    Practice/PCN
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Thanet & South Kent Coast.
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  • PLT (Canterbury & Ashford)
    Wed, 07 Sept
    Training Hubs
    07 Sept, 14:00 – 17:00
    Training Hubs
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Canterbury & Ashford.
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  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 08 Sept
    Training
    08 Sept, 08:45 – 16:30
    Training
    Spirometry Interpretation · 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
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  • Kent & Medway Respiratory Conference 2022
    Sat, 10 Sept
    Ashford International Hotel
    10 Sept, 08:30 – 16:30
    Ashford International Hotel, Ashford TN24 8UX, UK
    The Kent & Medway Respiratory Network Chaired by Dr Neil Banik welcomes you to the annual lung conference where we look at ways at making guideline driven medicine a part of day to day health care and best practice.
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  • Spirometry Interpretation Updates
    13 Sept, 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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  • 2-Day Spirometry Competency Assessed Training
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 20 Sept
    Training
    20 Sept, 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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  • PLT (Thanet & South Kent Coast)
    Thu, 22 Sept
    Training Hubs
    22 Sept, 14:00 – 17:00
    Training Hubs
    Protected Learning Time for primary care professionals in Thanet & South Kent Coast.
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