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MedStart4U Taster Days

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MedStart4U Taster Days are held by the Medical Education Directorate for Years 11 and 12 who are considering a career 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

 

For further information regarding the MedStart4U Taster Days, please email the MedStart Administrator: Jane.richens@nhs.net


 

MedStart4U Taster Days 2019

Date: Tuesday 5th March 2019, 08:30 - 16:30 (No longer accepting applications; see note below)
Venue: Education Centre, Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury 


Date: Tuesday 2nd April 2019, 08:30 – 16:30 (No longer accepting applications; see note below)
Venue: Education Centre, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford


Date: Friday 28th June 2019, 08:30 – 16:30 (No longer accepting applications; see note below

Venue: Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, Margate


Application forms are invited from 7 January 2019. 

NOTE: All three events are now fully subscribed and we are no longer accepting applications. Thank you for your interest.





MedStart Plus – Block Week of Work Experience

Medstart Plus 2019 poster
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Following on from the Medstart4U Taster Days is the opportunity to undertake a week of work experience in a secondary and primary care setting. MedStart Plus is aimed at students over 16 only who have participated in a MedStart4U Taster Day. 

MedStart Plus is held by the Medical Education Directorate for students aged 16 and over who are considering a career in medicine. 


Criteria for Eligibility for MedStart Plus 

  • Must be 16 or over
  • Must have attended a MedStart4U Taster Day
  • Interested in exploring medicine as a career
  • Must attend school in East Kent



Entry Requirements for University

The links below will take you to the relevant websites:



MedStart Plus Dates 2019

Week Commencing 11th March 2019 

Week Commencing 15th April 2019

Week Commencing 8th July 2019


Once you have chosen which week is best for you then you can choose which hospital would be best for your placement. You will have the opportunity to spend 2 days in a hospital setting and 2 days in a primary care setting (General Practice). We will endeavour to ensure that your Hospital and GP placements are in your preferred area but this cannot be guaranteed as it will depend on the number of applicants. 


Hospitals participating are:

 

For further information regarding MedStart Plus, please email the MedStart Administrator:  Jane.richens@nhs.net


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to unprecedented numbers of applications for the MedStart PLUS Work Experience Programme we are no longer accepting any further applications for any hospital sites. This is with immediate effect. Thank you for your interest.


Documents

Medstart Further Details 2019
MedStart Further Details 2019
Medstart Application form 2019
MedStart Application form 2019
MedStart Privacy Notice
MedStart Privacy Notice