Newly Qualified GP / GPN Fellowship Programmes

Newly Qualified GP / GPN Fellowship Programmes

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Newly Qualified GP / GPN Fellowship Programmes

Healthier Together and BNSSG Training Hub are delighted  to present the 2021 NHS England & NHS Improvement (NSHE / I) Newly Qualified GP and GPN Fellowship Programmes for Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG).

These 2-year programmes are designed to provide personalised support to newly-qualified GPs and general practice nurses, to help you gain confidence and develop enjoyable, fulfilling, and sustainable careers in primary care. The programmes are open to all GPs and GPNs who meet the criteria below.

GP Criteria

GPs should be within their first 12 months post-CCT and have a substantive role (salaried or partnership) NHS role in BNSSG. This may be extended to 18 months post-CCT in instances of maternity / paternity / adoption / parental leave, long-term sickness, or other caring responsibilities. The programme is open to international recruits who fulfil these criteria.

Employing practices must provide:

  • Protected CPD time
  • An induction to the practice and primary care network (PCN)
  • A named clinical supervisor with whom the fellow can meet for 1 hour / month for the duration of the fellowship

They must also consider what career development opportunities they can offer to the fellow (e.g., shadowing, leadership & management roles, quality improvement projects, teaching & supervision responsibilities, and portfolio working within the PCN).

GPN Criteria

GPNs should be within their first 12 months post-qualification and have a substantive role (salaried or partnership) NHS role in BNSSG. This may be extended to 18 months post-qualification in instances of maternity / paternity / adoption / parental leave, long-term sickness, or other caring responsibilities. The programme is open to international recruits who fulfil these criteria. It is not open to nurses transferring to primary care from other settings.

Employing practices must provide:

  • Protected CPD time
  • An induction to the practice and primary care network (PCN)
  • A named clinical supervisor with whom the fellow can meet for 1 hour / month for the duration of the fellowship

They must also consider what career development opportunities they can offer to the fellow (e.g., shadowing, leadership & management roles, quality improvement projects, teaching & supervision responsibilities, and portfolio working within the PCN).

The benefits of the programme include:
  • 1 session per week pro-rata funded CPD time
  • Clinical supervision
  • Peer support
  • Mentoring
  • Career coaching
  • Learning & development opportunities
Dates:
  • The 2021 GPN Fellowship is open to applications now
  • The 2021 GP Fellowship will start on Sunday 1 August, 2021

For more information and to apply, please download the documents below

GP Downloads

To read more about the 2021 GP Fellowship Offer, please click here.

To download the 2021 GP Fellowship application form, please click here.

To download the 2021 GP Fellowship MoU, please click here.

GPN Downloads

To read more about the 2021 GPN Fellowship Offer, please click here.

To download the 2021 GP Fellowship application form, please click here.

To download the 2021 GP Fellowship MoU, please click here.

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