Dr David Yates

Dr David Yates
Job Title: 
Associate Dean for Quality



David Yates was appointed Associate Dean for Quality Management after 9 years as a Clinical Tutor In Tunbridge Wells and a further 4 years as Director of Medical Education for Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He is a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care based at the Kent & Sussex Hospital. In 2010 he acted as Interim Head of the KSS School of Anaesthesia for 3 months.

After qualifying from Southampton University in 1977 he worked in Wessex, the South West and South Thames and also spent time abroad in Sweden, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Throughout his career he has considered practical on-the-job training to be the cornerstone for successful training of high quality doctors and other clinicians.