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General Medicine

East Kent Hospital’s Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with more than 6,000 staff serving a population exceeding 700,000 and provides integrated patient care in East Kent with over 80 clinical specialties. Established on 1st April 1999, EKHUFT has three acute hospitals at Canterbury, Margate and Ashford, with smaller hospitals in Dover and Folkestone.

We are a large Trust and we take in 500 medical students per year, in addition to 390 junior doctors in training, and 158 specialty doctors and associates. 

Our main aim is to treat every junior doctor as an individual person, and ensure that you are supported to achieve your goals in your chosen career paths. We also believe that it is extremely important for you to enjoy your job!