Moving from Training to Independent Practice can be hard.

We want to make it as easy as possible.

Careers. . . What next?

There’s no doubt that a career in general practice is incredibly varied and a career in Derbyshire general practice means endless possibilties.

If you’re not sure what role would suit you, or how to develop a portfolio career the General Practice Task Force can help.

  • See our Career Choices in General Practice page to find out about the different roles.
  • See our Youtube channel for loads of videos about careers in Derbyshire.
  • Why not contact us for 1:1 careers support including: job brokering, advice on roles, mentoring support, support designing your perfect portfolio career.
  • If you are qualifying in 2019-20 you will be able to get support through our GP Preceptorship programme which will give intensive mentorship in your first year of practice.

What other support is available for GPs in Derbyshire?

We have created this interactive guide to help you see what support is available for you at any stage of your career. This includes a section on GP Trainee support: GP Support



Fellowship ‘Lite’

Not sure about a full Fellowship but interested in looking at a different portfolio role? Then why not ask about the fellowship lite scheme.  Details below.

EoI GP Development Portfolio and Fellowship Lite 2019


The Fellowship-lite scheme is currently under development to allow newly qualified and First5 GPs an opportunity to gain additional skills in different areas such as management, project delivery etc. If you are interested please contact us.

GP Fellowship Posts

Express your Interest for the 2019 – 2020 Post-CCT GP Fellowship Scheme

See details here: ‪Post CCT Fellowships 19_20

The NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) is a clinical specialty training post that incorporates academic training. ACFs are of 3 years duration (4 years for GPs).  ACFs have access to Masters-level research training to develop their academic skills and equip them to balance their clinical academic careers.

Find how to apply on the NIHR website.

Perfect Portfolios

Not sure where to start with forming a portfolio career? We can help you. With 1:1 support, advice and job brokering we can help you design the job you want. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Tier 2 Visas

Tier 2 is an immigration route for non-European Economic Area (EEA) migrants who wish to work in the UK. These migrants must be sponsored by an organisation or company that holds a Tier 2 licence. A licence is a permission given to an organisation to sponsor workers in its business. The organisation is known as a sponsor.

NHS England North Midlands has produced two useful fact sheet sheets about Tier 2, which you can find here.