Qualified GPs

Retention Scheme for Qualified GPs

The GP Retention Scheme is a package of financial and educational support to help doctors, who might otherwise leave the profession, remain in clinical general practice. The scheme is managed jointly by the local offices of Health Education England (HEE) and NHS England.

Details of the scheme and application form are available on NHS England’s website.

For more information on applying to the scheme in Wessex, please contact the Scheme Co-ordinator for your area:

Dorset – E J Stamper – GPTrainers@bournemouth.ac.uk

Mid Wessex – Sarah Cornelius – Sarah.Cornelius@winchester.ac.uk

Portsmouth – Tracy Dickinson – Tracy.Dickinson@porthosp.nhs.uk

Southampton – Inga Janmere – Inga.Janmere@uhs.nhs.uk

Induction and Refresher scheme

The NHS GP Induction and Refresher (I&R) Scheme is designed to provide a safe, supported and direct route for qualified GPs to join or return to NHS general practice. Details are on the GP National Recruitment Office website.