Patch Office: Trainers

 

 

Becoming a Trainer

If you are interested in becoming a GP Trainer please contact Dr Heidi Penrose, the Mid-Wessex Associate Dean for GP.  Dr Penrose is usually in the office on Wednesdays and Fridays. Please contact the admin team in the first instance by emailing mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk 

Please note the Team are working from home so please contact us by email for the moment.

 

Approvals and Re-approvals

Dr Heidi Penrose undertakes Approval and Re-approval visits to Mid-Wessex GP Practices.

For all queries relating to visits, please contact mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk 

 

Please note instructions regarding ES & CPD payments for 2020/2021 were sent in October 2020

Educational Supervisor payments 2020/21

For those of you who are Educational Supervisors to ST1/ST2 GP trainees in hospital posts in their current post (Aug 2020) and/or in their Feb 2021 post you may now claim for £250 per trainee per hospital post as payment of your educational supervision, i.e. maximum £500 per trainee per annum.

In order to claim:

  • You must be an approved trainer.
  • You must be allocated a trainee for supervision during their hospital post.
  • The trainee must be in a hospital post (which commences either Aug 120 and/or Feb 21).
  • You must provide an Invoice (using the template) from your Practice*
  • Deadline: Invoices must be sent no later than 31 December 2020 - extended to end January 2021 due to Covid-19
  • Invoice must be sent to mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk 

*Payment to Practice only: All invoices must state payment to be made to the Practice. We are not able to make these payments to individual trainers.

Preferred payment is by BACS (see invoice template) but we can provide a cheque – payment will be made by the ‘University of Winchester’ on behalf of Health Education Wessex.

Emails have been sent to Trainers and Practice Managers in October 2020 with a spreadsheet which shows you a list of Trainers and expected claims – please contact Andrew Wright if you have any queries.

GP Trainer CPD payments 2020/21

If you were an approved trainer before 1 April 2020 and have supervised a GP trainee or an F2 trainee in your training practice during the period August 2018 and July 2020 then you are eligible to claim £750 towards your Continued Professional Development as an Educationalist for the financial year 2020/21.

In order to claim:

  • You must have been an approved trainer before 1 April 2020 AND have supervised a GP trainee or an F2 trainee in your training practice during the period August 2018 and July 2020.
  • You must provide a Learning Plan for GP Trainers (see template)
  • You must provide an Invoice using the template.
  • Deadline: Claims must be sent no later than 31 December 2020 - extended to end January 2021 due to Covid-19
  • Claims (Invoice & Learning Plan) must be sent to mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk 

Please note, this payment is not for supervision of a current ST trainee in your practice (i.e. those who started their post in Aug 2020).

*Payment to Practice only: All invoices must state payment to be made to the Practice. We are not able to make these payments to individual trainers.

Preferred payment is by BACS (see invoice template) but we can provide a cheque – payment will be made by the ‘University of Winchester’ on behalf of Health Education Wessex.

Emails have been sent to Trainers and Practice Managers in October 2020 with a spreadsheet which shows you a list of Trainers and expected claims – please contact mwgpe@winchester.ac.uk if you have any queries 

 

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