Are you a Registered Nurse moving into General Practice from other parts of the NHS. The Transition into General Practice Programme (Fellowship) is a 1-year programme of support and education to help you transition into your new role. You’ll benefit from a combination of training, mentorship, peer support and clinical supervision, to help you develop your skills and progress your career in General Practice.

Applications for the January 2024 cohort are now open. Please complete an application form below.


Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Training Hub are now able to offer places on the 1-year transition into general practice programme (Fellowship) for any General Practice Nurse who is:

  • new to General Practice (not newly qualified)
  • employed in a substantive post in a Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Practice (within the last 3 months)

Programme Highlights


Practices will receive a financial grant to release Fellows for 4hrs per week to support learning and development. Funding will be calculated pro-rata for Fellows working less than full time.


Fellows will attend the new to practice induction and will be provided with an induction pack.


Fellows will have a personal development plan agreed with their mentor and support from the Training Hub team to develop their skills and competencies set out in their plan.

This will include GPN proficiencies such as immunisations and vaccinations, cervical screening, long-term condition management.


Fellows will attend a monthly peer support and education group to discuss shared experiences, build their understanding of the General Practice working environment and consolidate their learning of new skills.


Fellows will participate in bimonthly group supervision, creating a safe space to reflect on their experiences and development.

Introductory sessions

Introductory sessions will take place on:

  • 10 January 2024, 1030-1230
  • 14 February 2024, 0900-1300
  • 13 March 2024, 0900-1300

Fellows will then join the main Fellowship on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Peer Support Group

C&P Training Hub has developed a monthly tailored programme that all Fellows are expected to attend in protected learning time. These sessions will be facilitated by the CPTH Early Career Nurse Lead. They will include opportunities for peer networking and a range of clinical and non-clinical topic areas with guest speakers who are experts in their field.


Funding is via a grant to the employing practice, there is no funding direct to fellows.

Example of funding: Nurse
Annual sessional rate:* £3250
Uplift for on-costs: 30%
Annual Backfill: £4225
Total 1-year fellowship: £4225

*Practice will be asked to provide salary details at time of application (hourly rate)

How to apply

When your practice is ready to enrol you they can apply via our simple online form – click on the + below to access the form.

More information

If you or your practice have any questions on any aspect of the fellowship or wish to register your interest, please do get in touch and our Lead Nurse, Kathryn Caley will be happy to contact you for an informal discussion. You can contact us: