Ms Kay Gill BSc(Hons) PA-R

Ms Kay Gill

Institute of Clinical Sciences
Lecturer; Psychiatry and Selected Experience Lead for Physician Associate Studies Diploma

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
Graduate School
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Room WF25, Medical School Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Kay Gill is a Lecturer on the Physician Associate Studies Postgraduate Diploma Programme, taking lead on Psychiatry teaching.  Clinically, Kay has worked as a Physician Associate in Forensic Psychiatry for five years and will be moving to General Practice in 2017.


  • PGDip in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Birmingham, 2011
  • BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences, University of Leeds, 2005
  • Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates and on the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register


Kay was born in Birmingham and moved to Leeds to complete her Undergraduate Degree in Medical Sciences at the University of Leeds. In the year before starting on the Postgraduate Diploma Physician Assistant studies course at the University of Birmingham, Kay worked as a Cancer Information Assistant at the West Midlands Cancer Intelligence Unit, which was then located in the Public Health building at the University of Birmingham. Alongside her clinical and academic work, Kay is currently studying part-time on the Postgraduate Certificate in Education for Health Professionals course at the University of Birmingham.


  • Physician Associate Studies Postgraduate Diploma
    • Psychiatry Lead
    • Selected Experience Lead


Gill K, Kauser S, Khattack K and Hynes F. Physician Associate: new role within mental health teams. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, (2014), 9(2): 79-88

Jheeta M and Gill K. The Physician Assistant as a ‘physical health lead’:  what, where, why & how? Forensic Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services. CCQI, RCPsych, (2012), 21: 18-20