Trainers Grants (automatic payment no invoice required)

Trainer Grants for GP Practices in the East Midlands will now be made at the end of each rotation (still every 4 months during ST3). Payments will continue to be made directly to the practice from HEE, a daily rate will be applied pro rata, calculating the applicable TG based on the period the trainee is in the practice.

The rate of payment has increased from 1st October to £8,146 per annum, this increase will be applied to all payment run accordingly. The previous rate of £7,908 will be applied to periods pre to 1st October 2018.

Please note below the dates of planned payments for this financial year. Payments will include applicable trainer grants for all registrars;

September 2019 to include TG for the period 4th April 2019 – 6th August 2019

December 2019 to include TG for the period 7th August 2019 – 3rd December 2019

March 2020 to include TG for the period 4th December 2019 – 31 March 2020

Payments are made in line with rotations to ensure they are as accurate as possible. You can review payments through the Open Exeter system.

Please contact us at GPpracticepayments@hee.nhs.uk  if you have any queries relating to payments you have received.

 

Educational Supervision & Continued Professional Development Claims for the 19/20 financial year

2019-20 Educational Supervision (ES)

Area Programme Managers will inform HEE of applicable Educational Supervision activity related to supervisors at each GP Practice. HEE will then make the appropriate payments via NHSE and Capita. No invoices are required, and practices will be able to see these payments in open Exeter.  

ES Payments will be made to Practices in January 2020, a one-off payment representing the whole 19/20 year. The rates are £250 for up to 6 months and £500 for over 6 months.

The planned payment run for Educational supervision payment is January 2020 once the information for the year has been collated:

The annual payment for Educational Supervisors is for each ST1/2 trainee and for every six months, for which a fee of £250 will be paid.

The rate of payment is £250 per report which includes preparation work beforehand and with a commitment of keeping in touch with a trainee between reports.

You will be able to review these payments in the Open Exeter System.

 

2019-20 Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

Like Educational Supervisor payments HEE will make appropriate payments via NHSE and Capita based on information from the EM Quality team. No invoices are required, and practices will be able to see these payments in open Exeter.  

CPD Payments will be made to Practices in November 2019, one off payment representing the whole year. The payment rate is £500 per year.

Who is Eligible for CPD?

The CPD allowance is for approved GP Trainers only. Below are the guidelines for eligibility

To qualify for these payments’ trainers must adhere to the following;

(1) Active GP trainers (within the last 2 years)

(2) Currently on the Performers List 

(3) Maintain performance as a GP Trainer which must be evidenced in NHS appraisal documentation

 

If you have any queries regarding any of the above, please contact GPpracticepayments@hee.nhs.uk

 

 

  

 

FAQs

1. We have a Registrar who has changed GP practices and ES part way through a rotation.  She was at one practice from 01/08/18 – 14/10/18 and then a different practice from 15/10/18-04/12/18.   Will both ESs receive a payment of £250?

Each supervisor will be able to claim £250 for 6 month or less of supervision

2.  We have a Registrar who started in Feb 2018 and went on maternity leave in May 2018 (due to return in May 2019).  Do we include this on the return?

Each supervisor will be able to claim £250 for 6 month or less of supervision

3. We have four new GP Registrars starting on 6th February 2019.  Should we capture the relevant information in this return?

 As most of the supervision will take place in the next financial year please include on next year’s return 

4. Regarding the column headed ‘Location of Trainee’ – Do we need to state where the Trainee is working at this current time or for the whole academic year?

 The location should be where the trainee was when the review took place

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