Post CCT Development & Post Educational Training to Newly Qualified

Howbeck Healthcare has supported its GP Federation in North Staffordshire to successfully bid for monies to support newly qualified GPs who commit to remain working locally in North Staffordshire. 

Financial support is available for joint roles in primary and secondary care and post educational training.

Project Funding

£38,000 (NHSE) Please note: A bid for further monies for the financial year 2018/19 has also been successful to support the above project for a further year on a pan Staffordshire basis - funding available £100,000.

Project Implementation

January 2017 – January 2018

Practices in the Project

Practices who have benefited from appointing a newly qualified to remain local, with support from North Staffordshire GP Federation with their post education training needs are:

  • Silverdale & Ryecroft Medical Centre
  • Wolstanton Medical Centre
  • Biddulph Valley Surgery
  • Silverdale & Ryecroft Medical Centre
  • Biddulph Doctors

Contribution to the High Impact Changes (HICs)

This project contributes to the following HICs:

  • HIC 4. Developing the Team

Examples of how practices have used the project

  • Helping to sustain primary care;
  • Increasing the medical workforce numbers in primary care;
  • Attracting new workforce to our local health economy
  • Adding skill mix, with standardised minimum expertise, within primary care;
  • Act in an enabling role, helping to reduce the primary care healthcare team’s workload;
  • Bring new talent to the NHS