Comparison of Schemes
There are two schemes available to GPs who are returning to practice after absence. Please see the table below for more information.
|Who it is aimed at||Out of GP for more than 2 years||Educational programme to bridge flexible working, less than 2 years out of practice|
|What type of practice||Training practice||Approved by Health Education England SW or Training practice|
|Salary level||A bursary of £3,500 full time equivalent, on a monthly pro rata basis is available.||Negotiated with practice. An annual bursary of up to £4,000 is available to assist with the cost of indemnity cover, professional expenses and CPD needs.|
|Salary reimbursed||Not applicable||Approximately 25% per session|
|MDU/MPS reimbursed?||No||Bursary available to assist with costs|
|Number of sessions per week||Minimum 4, maximum 9, to allow time to reflect on learning needs||1-4|
|Length of scheme||6 months in practice whole time equivalent||Up to 5 years, renewed annually|
|How to apply for scheme||
Through the GP NRO website
|Richard Sloman at the Peninsula Post Graduate Medical Education School of Primary Care|
|End points||Various assessments throughout training||5 years permitted on the scheme|
|Training grant payable?||Yes||No|
For more information regarding the schemes, please see the menu on the left. Alternatively if you have any questions please contact Richard Sloman.