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MedStart4U Taster Days - 2020

Please note that due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s MedStart4U Taster Days and all work experience within the Trust will be suspended for the foreseeable future.
I am sure you will be aware of the current pressures on the Trust due to this event and we feel sure you will support us in this decision. Please contact for any queries. 

Associate Director of Medical Education

 Our Hospitals

The MedStart4U Taster Days are held by the Medical Education Directorate for Years 11 and 12 who are considering applying for medical school. It is not suitable for students who wish to become nurses, physiotherapists or midwives etc. It is only for those considering becoming a doctor in medicine. 

Criteria for Eligibility for MedStart4U

  • Must be 15 or over
  • Interested in exploring medicine as a career
  • Must attend school in East Kent


Please note that the number of students from each school will be limited this year to 10 students per school. Each student applying to attend will need to write a personal statement giving reasons why they are interested in attending and why they should be considered as a suitable applicant. Personal statements will be considered by a panel before a place is confirmed.

For further information regarding the MedStart4U Taster Days, please email the MedStart Administrators: , or


MedStart4U Taster Days 2020

Date: (CANCELLED) Friday 5th June 2020, 08:30 – 16:30 
Venue: Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate 

Date: (CANCELLED) Tuesday 30th June 2020, 08:30 – 16:30
Venue: Education Centre, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford

Date: (CANCELLED) Friday 17th July 2020, 08:30 – 16:30  
Venue: Education Centre, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury  

Please contact for any of your queries.