Post-CCT opportunities, fellowships and guidance

You’ve done it! Or nearly, at least. Having navigated the demands of a training programme, the prospect of being unleashed into the wild as a newly qualified GP can be daunting. But fear not! There is loads of information out there to help you get started, as well as support. With thanks to Dr Sarah Ballisat for support in compiling the information on this page.

Newly Qualified GP Fellowship Programme

Provided by NHS England / ImprovementHealthier Together, and BNSSG Training Hub, this two-year programme has been devised to help newly qualified GPs to gain confidence at work and develop enjoyable, fulfilling, and sustainable careers in general practice.

Please see the following links for more information on the programme and details on how to apply (including downloadable Memorandum of Understanding):

Toolkits, Starter Packs and Career Guides

GP Career Toolkit

The BNSSG training hub site has a GP career toolkit developed by a NQGP Fellow. It has loads of useful information on topics such as leadership, mentoring and supervision, portfolio career opportunities, practice management and more.

The BNSSG Training Hub also has a portfolio careers guide.

New GP Starter Pack

This new guide, developed by Sarah Ballisat, contains a handy list of learning & development and wellbeing resources, essentials for practicing as a UK GP, doctor’s bag essentials, appraisal and revalidation, and more.

Other useful resources

With thanks to Dr Sarah Ballisat for providing the content for this page.