Foundation Trainer Criteria/ Reimbursement

Gaining approval for your practice to take Foundation trainees

If your practice would like to take Foundation trainees and has not previously been approved for F2s or GP trainees, you will need to apply to have a practice approval visit. Contact Richard Mumford, GP Foundation Lead.

Gaining approval to be a clinical supervisor of F2s in GP, if your practice already takes F2s or GP trainees

If you already work in a practice that takes F2s or GP trainees and F2s, but you are new to clinical supervision of F2s, you need to come on a training afternoon. Contact Richard Mumford, GP Foundation Lead, to book a place.

How to claim reimbursement for a Foundation Trainee 

· GPs can claim a trainers grant for each F2 placed in their practice, currently this is £2558 per trainee, per four months

· Invoices should be sent Health Education Thames Valley (FAO the Foundation School), preferably early on in the placement

· All invoices must include the following:

o Practice name, address, and contact info

o Invoice date

o Invoice number

o Amount

o Trainee name and dates with the practice

o Bank details for BACS payment

· GPs cannot claim for payment if they act as an Educational Supervisor for trainee.

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