CPD Funding & Access to University Courses

CPD Funding for Registered Nurses & AHPs in General Practice

Cornwall Training Hub hold the NHSE CPD funding for General Practice in Cornwall. Since 2020, this has been provided for Registered Nurses & AHPs, employed in Cornwall practices.  The funding available was based on £1000 towards course fees per eligible professional over 3 years (2020-2023), with a single additional allocation made for 23/24, based on £333 per eligible nurse or AHP. Funding has been calculated on historic employed staff, which means practices will need to prioritise the development needs of their teams.

Applications for a contribution towards course fees must be completed and approved by the practice manager, noting that each practice will have limited funding for supporting staff development needs. We ask practices to ensure requests are based on their practice workforce priorities for supporting their patients.

This funding can support with

  • Course fees
  • Coaching and Mentoring

Please complete the form below and send to kernowhealthcic.workforce@nhs.net by end of April 2024.

Training Fees Funding Request Form – April 23


Non Registered General Practice staff CPD Funding

Cornwall Training Hub currently have a small fund to support Non Registered staff in General Practice that have identified development needs not met by our education programme. In order to apply, please complete the Training Fees Funding Request form above (omitting the sections which relate to registered staff) and send this to Kernowhealthcic.workforce@nhs.net.

Applications should be submitted by the end of February 2024 for consideration, and if the application is approved funding will be reimbursed to employing practices. Applications are invited from the following staff

  • Physicians Associates
  • Health Care Support Workers
  • Health & Wellbeing coaches


University Module funding

In addition to the CPD funding above, we have some fully funded places on the following courses for the 23/24 academic year;

  • Independent Non Medical Prescribing
  • Fundamentals of General Practice Nursing (3 module pathway)

Please complete the above request form to apply for one of these fully funded places. You must be prepared to start the course in one of the intakes before April 2024 to benefit from these places.

If you are hoping to study on another module not listed above, please use the request form above to let us know and apply for funding. It helps us to understand numbers and also to identify where we may be able to access further funding to support you.

There is a commitment from NHSE to continue running the Advanced Practice scoping process in order to fund registered professionals through the 3 year AP pathway- you can register interest here. If you are unsure which route is right for you please contact us for a discussion with our educator team at kernowhealthcic.workforce@nhs.net.

You can find information below about courses and professional development available to teams in General Practice in Cornwall below.