As a newly qualified General Practice Nurse, the General Practice Fellowship funded by NHS England is designed to provide you with a 2-year programme of support and education as you get established in your new post. You’ll benefit from a combination of early career learning, mentorship, peer support and coaching, to help you develop your skills and progress your career in General Practice.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Training Hub are now able to offer fellowship places on the 2-year programme for any General Practice Nurse who:

  • qualified in the last 12 months (rolling)
  • is employed in a substantive post in a Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Practice

Fellowship Highlights

A SMOOTH TRANSITION: A structured and supported induction to help you settle into your new environment.

TIME TO LEARN: In practice learning

EDUCATION: Learning tailored to New to Practice needs and specific to your individual career development plan.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: Access to our wider Training Hub learning programme with a wide range of topics.

1:1 GUIDANCE: A named in-practice mentor, protected fortnightly mentoring time and individual attention.

NETWORKS & PEER SUPPORT: Access to monthly GPN forums and Bimonthly group supervision to help you discuss shared experiences, ask questions and build a supportive network.

CAREER COACHING: Experienced coaches will help you explore issues, set goals and manage your progress.

DEVELOPMENT: Access to recognised development programmes and individual development opportunities

FUNDING: A financial grant to your practice to support your time to learn and mentoring.


The two-year programme is split into 4 x 6 month modules, each including a varied combination of Learning & Development, Mentorship and Peer Learning.

Module 1. Transition into Primary Care

Module 2. Embedding into Primary Care

Module 3. Developing Primary Care Goals

Module 4. Establishing next steps in Primary Care

How to apply

Application is via your employing practice. If you are a newly qualified General Practice Nurse employed in a Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Practice then please ask your practice to consider enrolling you in the Fellowship scheme.

More information for practices can be found on our Fellowship in General Practice page for practices and they can contact us by email with any queries or to register their interest in the scheme in principle.


If you are seeking employment, ask at interview whether the practice is already signed up to the scheme and if they are willing to enrol you in the Fellowship programme.

When your practice is ready to enrol you they can apply via our simple online form.


Want to know more?

If you have any questions or wish to register your interest in the Fellowship, get in touch via our Contact Form and our General Practice Nurse Education Facilitator Kathryn Caley will be happy to contact you for an informal discussion.