The fellowship is a great support for new Practice Nurses. It provides you with initial training and then you have a support group and mentor to go to when in need.
– Previous Fellow Participant
Fellowship programmes are typically 2 years with an explicit focus on working within and across a Primary Care Network (PCN). Fellowships offer support with Primary Care Network (PCN) portfolio working and learning and development, supporting professionals to take up substantive roles, understand the context they are working in and become embedded in the PCN, as well as increase and maintain high levels of participation in the primary care workforce.
The fellowship programme offers various benefits as a learner, including funded mentorship and funded CPD opportunities of one session per week (pro rata), and rotational placements within or across PCNs to develop experience and support transition into the workforce.
Please see below our various fellowship offers:
Open for all newly qualified GPs within their first year. Designed to help Surrey practices attract, recruit, develop and retain staff. Funded by NHSE, this 2 year scheme aims to support newly qualified GPs transitioning into a substantive post in the Surrey Heartlands area.
Open to all newly qualified and new to primary care GP Nurses within their first 12 months. The nurse is required to hold a substantive post in primary care to be eligible for the scheme.
In 2023/24 we are pleased to offer four GP Academic Fellowship posts, one for each Place within Surrey Heartlands. We are currently offering two respiratory and two dermatology posts, however, we will consider any other speciality you might be interested in.This programme offers GPs an opportunity to combine a clinical role with funded professional development. Consequently, they may develop:
The GP Development Funding is designed to support retention and prevent burn out. GPs can apply for funding for a course that supports the development of a clinical or leadership interest where there is a patient/practice/ PCN/ ICS need for that skill set. The successful candidate will receive up to £1000 towards an approved course and cannot apply again for three years.
The successful candidates will: