Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust

 Trust Details 

Trust name

Kent and Medway NHS Social Care and Partnership Trust (Known as KMPT)

Hospital Site/Clinic (if applicable)

Training Programme Areas: Dartford, Medway, Maidstone, Pembury/Tunbridge Wells, Canterbury, Ashford and Thanet.

Inpatient and Community sites.

Address

KMPT Trust Headquarters The Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust HQ Farm Villa Hermitage Lane Maidstone Kent  ME16 9PH

Trust Switchboard Tel No

01622 724 100

Trust web site

Medical Education Department website

http://www.kmpt.nhs.uk/

 

www.kmpt.nhs.uk/medicaleducation

Trust foundation web page

http://www.kmpt.nhs.uk/information-for-professionals/gp-foundation-psychiatry-trainees.htm

Terms and Conditions of employment

Under SEAT – all Foundation Trainees should be employed through their respective Acute trust whilst on training placement in Psychiatry.

Key Personnel

Director of Medical Education 

Dr Aamer Sarfraz  Aamer.sarfraz@nhs.net   

Locality Tutors

TBC Vacancy (Dartford)

Dr Anoop Saraf (Medway) - anoop.saraf@nhs.net                                                                      

Dr Ahmed Ismail (East Kent) - ahmed.ismail@nhs.net   

Dr Laurence Potter (Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells) - laurence.potter@nhs.net

Foundation Leads

Dr Madhusudan Dalvi – East Kent - Madhusudan.Dalvi@nhs.net

 

Dr Reena Kohli – West Kent - reena.kohli@nhs.net   

Careers Tutor(s)

 Dr Aamer Sarfraz - aamer.sarfraz@nhs.net   

Medical Education Manager

Mrs Angela Pendleton - angela.pendleton@nhs.net   

Medical Staffing Manager

Jacquie Dixon - Jacqueline.Dixon@nhs.net   

Foundation Programme Administrator(s)

Laura Griffiths - laura.griffiths@nhs.net   

Facilities

Postgraduate centre       

Main Education Centre - St. Martins Hospital, Littlebourne Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TD

Other Offices:
1st Floor Psychiatry Office, Maidstone Academic Centre, Maidstone Hospital, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, ME16 9QQ

Elizabeth Raybould Centre, Greenacres, Bow Arrow Lane, Dartford, DA2 6PB

Accommodation

No overnight accommodation available at KMPT 

Social activities 

On-Call & Doctors’ Resource Rooms are available at: St Martins Hospital Canterbury – equipped with kitchen facilities, TV, DVD and PC

Priority House, Maidstone Hospital– equipped with sofa bed and pc and Little Brook Hospital equipped with, PCs, books, TV/DVD, Tea/coffee.

Doctors' mess 

On-Call  & Doctors’ Resource Rooms are available at:
St Martins Hospital Canterbury – equipped with kitchen facilities, TV, DVD and PC
Priority House, Maidstone Hospital– equipped with sofa bed and pc and Little Brook Hospital equipped with, PCs, books, TV/DVD, Tea/coffee.

Library facilities 

Trainees have access to any of the following Acute Trust libraries:
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust
East Kent Hospital Universities NHS Foundation Trust
Medway NHS Foundation Trust

KMPT also hold their own Resource rooms and PC Suites available at:
The Resource Room, Archery House, Littlebrook Hospital Dartford
The Education Centre, PC Suite, Canterbury St Martins
Resource Room, Canada House, Gillingham

IT facilities 

There are various facilities across the trust in the form of hot desks, generic trust spaces with networked and non networked PCs available.
All trainees will have access to KMPT Cloud where you will then be able to log onto the KMPT network and access your files and drives anywhere outside the Trust via an internet connection.

Other facilities 

Free car parking at many Psychiatry trust sites.

Local amenities/attractions                                     

There are many attractions across Kent and Medway – the list is endless and something for everyone.

Transport links 

Across Kent and Medway.

Parking arrangements 

As per each site – refer to the medical education team at the time of enquire for more information.

Accolates/achievements of the trust

CQC rating - Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust is Good!

Services provided by the Trust have been rated as Good overall and Outstanding for being caring following the latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Chief Executive of KMPT, Helen Greatorex, said: “I am absolutely delighted and so very proud to share the news that we have been rated by the Care Quality Commission, as a Good organisation.

“This result is so very well deserved by every single member of KMPT staff, it is fantastic recognition and reflects the organisation that I joined in June last year. One of the most striking thing about us as an organisation is the genuine warmth and kindness that is everywhere. The CQC agree and have rated us Outstanding overall for Caring.

“Two years ago, KMPT was rated by the CQC as Requires Improvement. Since then we have worked with our partners to improve. We appreciate that we still have work to do and will continue to work with our partners to make sure we further improve to become outstanding.”

Any additional information 

 

Foundation programme specific information

Inductions/shadowing arrangements                                        

Full extensive Induction process for the four monthly training placements. 2 days shadowing available for August new starters, Weekly tasters are available locally.

Educational and clinical supervision

All Supervisors are trained and offer support and supervision as programmed and on request.

Teaching programme

Academic Programme – full day, fortnightly on a Tuesday. Tasters- pick and choose the session to attend.

Tasters

Academic Programme – full day, fortnightly on a Tuesday. Tasters- pick andWe are flexible in our approach to tasters in Psychiatry as there are many subspecialties to ‘taste’.  We have a great teaching consultant and SAS Body who will offer all manner of ‘tasters’ to fit in with your time and programme.  Please contact the Medical Education Manager for more information.

Tasters to consider as an example:-

  • Eating Disorders
  • Peri-natal Psychiatry
  • Forensics
  • Access
  • Crisis Home Treatment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Liaison
  • Older Adult

Simulation

Simulation Training for Foundation Psychiatry trainees commenced in September 2014. As part of an ongoing program, simulation training sessions are now provided to all foundation trainees rotating in Psychiatry in collaboration with Medway Maritime Foundation Trust. Training is focused on psychiatric history taking, mental state examination, and risk assessment.

Foundation doctor forums

 Medical Education invite them to meet twice a year formally. In addition, they have Balint Groups, and reflective sessions on Academic days.