EOI Form. 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

New GP Starter Pack – Tips and Resources for Newly Qualified GPs – Click here to view



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.

New to Practice Scheme

The New to Practice initiative is focused on newly qualified GPs who are within their first 12 months since qualifying and hold a substantive contract to deliver GMS services. There is scope to extend this to 18 months post-training in the instances of maternity/ adoption/ parental leave, long-term sickness or other caring responsibilities.

This enhanced programme is open to new joiners, as well as acting as continuation for GPs who joined the programme in 2019/20 and are part way through their two years on the scheme

To express your interest in the New to Practice Scheme please complete EOI Form.

New to Practice Scheme Factsheet – 2020

Trailblazer Scheme

GPTF in conjunction with HED (Health Education Derbyshire) have applied for 5 GP Trailblazer fellowship places from HEE.

These spaces are for GPs within their First 5 years of practices and their projects need to have a strong focus on tackling health inequalities.

To express your interest in the Trailblazer Scheme please complete EOI Form.

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.

Clinical Fellowship Flyer

East Midlands Clinical Senate Leadership Fellowships Programme (SIX POSTS)

The East Midlands Clinical Senate is delighted to announce the continuation of their highly successful Clinical Senate Leadership Fellows Programme, which will formally commence in April 2020. For more information click here for the Flyer and click here for the Role Description which contains all of the relevant information to help with applying.

Please contact the senate office should you have any queries. You can also contact Dr Ann Boyle, Associate Postgraduate Dean via pasupport.em@hee.nhs.uk (quote ‘Clinical Senate Fellows – FAO Ann Boyle’ in the subject line).

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.