Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Trust Details

Trust name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital Site/Clinic (if applicable)



Trust HQ
Arundel Road
West Sussex
BN13 3EP

Trust Switchboard Tel No

01903 843000

Trust web site

Trust foundation web page

 Under development

Terms and Conditions of employment

National terms and conditions administered by the local STFS affiliated acute trusts

Key personnel

Director of Medical Education 

Dr Panos Argiriu, Director of Medical Education
Dr Al Amaladoss, Clinical Tutor

Head of Operations Education & Training

Claire Marr

Locality Tutor

Dr Al Amaladoss:  West Sussex
Dr Adrian Galea:  East Sussex
Dr Patrick Leseve:  Brighton & Hove
Dr Sanjay Jain:  Mid-Sussex
Dr Arun Kishore:  Worthing

Foundation Training Programme Director(s)

 Dr Stavros Bekas

SAS Leads

 Dr Bilal Ahmad & Dr Arun Kishore

Humanities Lead

Dr Greg Baginski

Simulation Lead

Currently recruiting to this post

Medical Education Manager

Currently recruiting to this post

Deputy Medical Education Manager(s)

Maria McKenna: East & Mid-Sussex
Mike Silver: Brighton & Hove & West Sussex

 Medical Staffing Manager

Carrie Murphy

 Foundation Programme Administrator(s)

Senior Medical Education Administrator(s)
Pamela Barnes: Brighton & Hove & West Sussex
Maureen Mwagale: East & Mid-Sussex


Postgraduate centre                                                                           

Sussex Education Centre, Mill View Hospital, Hove                          


Available at local STFS affiliated acute trust

Social activities

Available at local STFS affiliated acute trust

Doctors’ mess

  • Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne
  • Conquest Hospital, Hastings
  • Langley Green Hospital, Crawley
  • Oaklands Centre, Chichester
  • St Richards Hospital, Chichester
  • Meadowfield Unit, Swandean Worthing
  • Mill View Hospital, Hove
  • Princess Royal, Haywards Heath

Library facilities

Access to:

There are several satellites libraries throughout the Trust

IT facilities

Trust email and internet access provided (personal use available but restricted). Wi-fi is available at most Trust sites

Other facilities (Recreational or otherwise)

Access to hot food in most areas and access to kitchens with microwave in all doctors mess

Local amenities/ attractions

East and West Sussex have excellent public transport connections to London and Gatwick Airport.

Transport links

Easy access to most sites from A27, M25, M23, A259

Parking arrangements

Parking available at most Trust sites, often requiring permit.

Accolades/ achievements of the trust

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust won the Diverse Company of the Year at the National Diversity Awards. We pride ourselves in the ongoing work of our Research & Development Team. All trainees will be invited to take part in research activities.

Any additional information

Please see Sussex Partnership Trust Web Site

Foundation programme specific information

Induction/ shadowing arrangements

Each area has a dedicated local induction. In addition there is a Trust- wide induction to SPFT. Mandatory F1 shadowing is arranged before commencement of rotation for each new intake.

Educational and clinical supervision

Foundation doctors are allocated a Clinical Supervisor at the commencement of each four month placement providing timetabled clinical supervision: 

Teaching programme

Foundation teaching at the local affiliated STFS acute trust and SPFT is timetabled and mandatory.


SPFT welcomes Foundation doctors for tasters in Psychiatry:
Substance Misuse, Child & Adolescent, Working Age Adult, Older Adult, Inpatient Community.


Medical Education Department is currently developing the simulation programme to be available Trust-wide.

 Foundation doctor forums

 The Trust runs junior doctor forums in all areas where Foundation doctors are expected to participate.

 Any additional information