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General Practice Nursing - Funding 2017-18 Financial Year

Scottish Government Funding is NOW available for General Practice Nurses in Scotland to access Education and Continuing Professional Development.



NHS Education for Scotland has been commissioned by the Scottish Government to manage a significant investment in General Practice Nursing (GPN).

The purpose of this funding is to support GPN role development in line with the Chief Nursing Officer’s Transforming Roles programme, enabling nurses to meet the changing health and care needs of Scotland’s population.

Funding applications can be made for courses that will commence before 31st March 2018. This includes retrospective funding for courses that commenced after 1st April 2017.

Examples include:Prescribing - Clinical Assessment Skills – Triage – Minor Illness –Chronic Disease Management -  Consultation Skills -  Leadership skills – Mental Wellbeing and ill Health 




Funding Application



Enquiries can be made to NHS Education for Scotland via this email address -