Health Education England North/NIHR Bridging Scheme

Are you a Nurse, Midwife, Allied Health Professional, Pharmacist or Healthcare Scientist?

Have you completed or are about to complete a masters level degree or a PhD?

Could you be looking to undertake a PhD or a post-doctoral level fellowship?

Do you want to make a difference through undertaking high-quality clinical research?

If so, the HEE/NIHR ICA bridging scheme will be of interest to you. It offers a 12-month post-doctoral programme with an individual award of up to £34,000 and up to £10,000 for the 6/12 month pre-doctoral programme (dependent on date of submission for a fellowship).

It is envisaged that the award will contribute towards salary backfill costs, training modules, travel expenses and access to high-quality academic mentorship.

Awardees will be released for up to 50% of their contracted hours to focus on the development of their research career and work towards a successful NIHR fellowship application.

Advice regarding the scheme, funding award and the time release is available to help you negotiate your application with your manager.

Please email Jo Simpson or click here for further details.

EVENT: Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture

CPLOL Action Group are hosting a professional development event entitled 'Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture' at Birmingham City FC, on Wednesday, 6th November.

This study day is intended for all Allied Healthcare Professionals, service managers and commissioners.

Keynote speakers will be Professor Dr Wiebke Scharff Rethfeldt, Hochschule Bremen, Germany, and Dr Julie Marshall, Manchester Metropolitan University.

The programme will also include structured group activities to support delegates to reflect on how you may be able to implement changes in your own settings to ensure you meet the needs of your own local populations more effectively.

To secure your place please email stating your name, job title, name of organisation, contact number or call 0121 466 6520, option 2.