CPD Funding Opportunities 

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Update 01/04/2024: CPD and Workforce Development Funding has not yet been confirmed for the 2024-25 financial year. Application decisions for CPD/WD funding will be paused until further notice from NHS England. You can still submit a request to be added to the waiting list. 

You've found a course but need funding to book on? 

Through CPD Funding we can pay up to £333 for Nursing and Allied Health Professional (AHP) roles to attend training, such as short courses, conferences, and university level modules. 
We can fund other Primary Care roles, except GPs, with Workforce Development Funding (subject to NHS England grants). 
Yes - start funding request 
No - speak to a specialist about your training need 

You MUST: 

Start course before 1 April 2025 
Have line-manager support 
Inform us when enroled onto course 
Inform us when completed course 
Invoice us within 1 month after starting 

We can't fund: 

Mandatory training 
Travel costs 
Staff back-fill costs 
Whole degrees 

OR... choose a specific development funding route below: 

Advanced Clinical Practice MSc 
Apprenticeship Levy Funding 
First Contact Practitioner (FCP) Training 
General Practice Nurse (GPN) Fellowship Funding 
Spirometry Learning Licence 

Worried about submitting a funding request form?  

The funding process was good, easy to apply and complete the application, a quick response and details on the process and payment was helpful. 
Healthcare Assistant 
Likely to implement learning from funded course 
(Average over 2023) 
Very straightforward and efficient. Thank you. 
Advanced Practitioner 
Fantastic. I was unaware of funding available and it was really helpful. 
Request process was brilliant. It was really easy and efficient and I am very grateful to have been awarded the funding for this course, as it was extremely beneficial. 
Health and Wellbeing Coach 
Funded course met their learning needs 
(Average over 2023) 

We are a trusted training and funding provider by Primary Care organisations across Nottinghamshire and the UK 

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System
Bassetlaw Place-Based Partnership
Mid-Notts Place-Based Partnership
Nottingham City Place-Based Partnership
South Nottinghamshire Place-Based Partnership
PICS - Primary Integrated Community Services Ltd
Nottingham City General Practice Alliance
Partners Health Stronger Together
NHS England

Need more information? 

What roles are within Nursing and AHPs? 

Within Primary Care, CPD Funding can be requested by: 
Advanced Practitioners 
Nurse Dispensers 
Nurse Locums 
Nurse Specialists 
Nursing Partners 
Practice Nurses 
Nursing Associates 
Occupational Therapists 
This includes Trainees of the above roles. 
Start your CPD Funding request today 
Speak to a team member about training options 

Why are GPs excluded from CPD/WD Funding? 

We are governed by NHS England on how grants, such as CPD and Workforce Development Funding, can be allocated and they have specified eligible roles. If you are a GP and would like advice on your career development, you can chat with the Phoenix Programme. 

When will NATH know what training funding is available? 

NHS England usually tells us between 1 April and 30 June. As soon as we are notified we will update our website and promote the funding opportunities via our regular communication channels. Please note that education grants are subject to change. 
Subscribe to our NATH Newsletter 
Request direct email when funding changes 

How does the training get paid? 

After your application has been approved you will need to book onto the training course. It can be paid in two ways: 
You ask the training provider to invoice us directly 
Your employer pays for the course and then invoices us for reimbursement 
Invoices can take up to 28 days to process from date sent to us. We do not raise Purchase Orders (POs). The invoice will need to include the following information: 
Name of learner 
Course title 
Course start date 
Course cost 
Download an invoice template 
Send us your invoice for payment 
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