Thames Valley and Wessex

The TVW hub is located in Reading, Berkshire.


The TVW hub is kindly hosted by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

Our History:

The Thames Valley and Wessex School of Physician Associates was launched in February 2021, with support and funding from Health Education England (HEE).  In 2022 we officially merged with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex school to form the new region wide South East School of Physician Associates.  

In 2015 there was only 2 PAs working in the Thames Valley with 0 PAs working in Wessex.  We now have over 150 PAs on our mailing list working within TVW.

Thames Valley and Wessex are also proud to host one of the largest employers of PAs in the UK.

Latest News

TVW Simulation Programme

The Thames Valley & Wessex hub of SESPA is excited to announce that we will be holding regular Simulation Sessions for our qualified PAs in TVW. These monthly sessions will start on Friday 3rd March 2023!  They will be a great opportunity to refresh your emergency...

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SESPA Official Launch 2022

The South East School of Physician Associates officially launched on 20th October 2022 with a celebration event in Guildford.  We had more than 150 PAs and stakeholders attend, with guests including the GMC and FPA.  The afternoon followed with a CPD session for PAs...

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