Continued Professional Development (automatic payments no invoice required)

CPD Payments will be made to Practices in December 2024, one off payment of £500 representing the whole year.

To receive the annual CPD payment, ALL GP trainers will need to complete a yearly affirmation survey. If you have not received this survey, please e-mail with your details and they will arrange for the survey to be sent to you. We will then make the appropriate payments via PCSE system. No invoices are required, and practices will be able to see these payments on their PCSE statement.


Who is Eligible for CPD?

The CPD allowance is for approved GP Trainers only. Below are the guidelines for eligibility

To qualify for these payments’ trainers must adhere to the following;

(1) Active GP trainers (within the last 2 years)

(2) Currently on the Performers List 

(3) Maintain performance as a GP Trainer which must be evidenced in NHS appraisal documentation


Educational Supervision Claims for the Financial Year

2024-25 Educational Supervision (ES)

Payments are made automatic and again No invoices are required. Practices should be able to see these payments on PSCE statement.  

ES Payment is made twice a year (currently March and September). The rates are £250 for each completed ESR per trainee.

The rate payment of £250 is for completing ESR reports, preparation work beforehand and with a commitment of keeping in touch with a trainee between reports.

ESR payment schedules are as follows:

  • March 2024 to include ESRs for the period 03 August 2023 – 31 January 2024
  • September 2024 to include ESRs for the period 01 February 2024 - 02 August 2024 
  • March 2025 to include ESRs for the period 03 August 2024 – 31 January 2025


Trainers Grants (automatic payment no invoice required)

Trainer Grants for GP Practices in the West Midlands will now be made at the end of each rotation (still every 4 months during ST3). Payments will continue to be made directly to the practice, a daily rate will be applied pro rata, calculating the applicable TG based on the period the trainee is in the practice.

The practice will not receive a Trainer Grant if a trainee is on long term sick leave. However, NHSE will support Phased returns with no reductions made.

From the 1 April 2023 the rate of payment has increased to £9,794.00 per annum.

Payments will continue to be made directly to the practice via PCSE system, a daily rate will be applied pro rata, calculating the applicable TG based on the period the ST trainee is in the practice. For FY2 Trainees, the current reimbursement is £3,264.67 per four month rotation.


TG Payments will be made during the following months and will include applicable trainer grants for all registrars and FY2 Trainees:      ​

  • March 2024 to include TG for the period 7th December 2023 - 31st March 2024

  • September 2024 to include TG for the period 01 April 2024 – 06 August 2024

  • December 2024 to include TG for the period 07 August 2024 –  03 December 2024

  • March 2025 to include TG for the period 04 December 2024-01 April 2025


You will be able to see what payments you have received through PCSE Statement. Payments are made in line with rotations to ensure payments made are as accurate as possible.

Please contact us at  if you have any queries relating to payments you have received. We will make adjustments to payments in subsequent months following payments should it be needed. If for example a trainee has left a placement early or been on sick leave for the placement therefore resulting in a change to the applicable trainer grant.


 If you have any queries regarding any of the above please contact 





Page updated: 18 April 2024