This page provides guidance on booking study leave for doctors in training posts at Medway. Applications for study leave will go through a Medway NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) process in accordance with the Health Education England (HEE), Kent, Surrey & Sussex (KSS) guidelines. The information here will enable you to navigate through the trust process and inform you of your entitlements at all trainee levels. For all Study Leave enquiries please email medwayft.Study.Leave@nhs.net.
Study leave process
There are three main categories as below for claiming study leave for courses. All courses must meet the London and South East (LaSE) approval lists and you must enter the unique code on your study leave application.
Marked as mandatory. These will be approved by your Educational Supervisor, the Rota team and then passed onto the Medical Education team for submission to the LASE return.
Marked as recommended. These can be approved by your Educational Supervisor, the Rota team and then passed onto the Medical Education team for submission to the LASE return.
Please contact the MFT study leave team for assistance and guidance via the generic email address: medwayft.Study.Leave@nhs.net.
Doctors wishing to submit an application should initially read the HEE Relocation Guidelines for information and to check eligibility prior to submitting an application.
Applications of eligibility for reimbursement of relocation and associated expenses should ideally be made prior to commencing your post; and must be made within three months of incurring the expenditure.