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NIHR/HEE Clinical Academic Training Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

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The Programme

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Health Education England (HEE) support the provision of an integrated clinical academic training programme for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Competitions for Masters, Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship, Clinical Lectureship and Senior Clinical Lectureship awards have been held since 2009.

Please follow the links below for details:

Masters in Research and Masters in Clinical Research

Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship

Clinical Lectureship

Senior Clinical Lectureship

Mentorship scheme for existing Clinical Lecturers and Senior Clinical Lecturers - external site

Round 5 of the NIHR/HEE Clinical Academic Training programme has now launched

Round 5 of the NIHR/HEE CAT Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship Scheme,  the NIHR/HEE CAT Clinical Lectureship Scheme and the NIHR/HEE CAT Senior Clinical Lectureship Scheme has now launched.  Please click on the links above for the scheme you are interested in to see details of how to apply. 

As a 1 year pilot in 2014, pharmacists are eligible to apply for a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship and funding to undertake a Masters in Clinical Research.

Invitation for expressions of interest from prospective  Review Panel  members

NIHR TCC is currently seeking expressions of interest from prospective NIHR / HEE CAT Programme Review Panel members. Please see the document below for details and an EOI form:

Invitation for EOI to join the NIHR / HEE CAT Programme Review Panel

The current NIHR / HEE CAT Programme Review Panel

CAT Trainees - Information and Eligibility Criteria

Please check the list of health professions that are eligible to apply for the Clinical Academic Training awards (click here).

  • As a 1 year pilot in 2014, pharmacists are eligible to apply for a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship and funding to undertake a Masters in Clinical Research.

Note that all Nurses, Midwives and AHPs may be eligible for other awards such as the NIHR Fellowships (click here for details).

Further Information

For further information about the CAT Programme and the NIHR TCC: click here.

List of current award holders including CAT Fellowships and Lectureships - data can be filtered by scheme/award type.

Enquiries

These webpages and the detailed Guidance Notes published to accompany each individual scheme should be consulted in the first instance, but please do not hesitate to contact us at cat@nihrtcc.org.uk with any outstanding enquiries. 

Please use the link below to see interviews with some CAT Trainees who attended a recent NIHR Trainee Meeting:

 

Below is an NHS Careers link, this focuses on Clinical Academic Training.


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