Submitting a Study Leave Application

In line with national principles trainees may submit study leave claims for activity that has been explicitly identified as requirements of the trainee's specialty curriculum and 'aspirational' activity.

This funding cannot be used to fund statutory and mandatory training required by the employer.

 

Application Process

Curriculum Requirements up to £600:

Trainees will continue to apply for individual study leave via their employing Trust’s local process, for courses under £600 and identified here

Curriculum requirements exceeding £600:
and Aspirational Activity:

Trainees will need to follow the local application process, plus complete the additional approval form below. 

The study leave additional approval form can be downloaded from the bottom of this page, you will need to right click and 'save link as' to save the file to your desktop first, then access it locally. Live Adobe forms cannot be opened directly from a webpage. 

Study Leave Application Flowchart

 

Contacts

For queries regarding Individual Study Leave or to discuss the local application process please contact your Education Education Department. 

For queries regarding the HEE EoE additional approval form please contact studyleave.eoe@hee.nhs.uk 

 

Curriculum requirements

Check whether your training course is an individual requirement or a regional funded course/activity by selecting either:

- individual requirement

- regional funded course/activity

If the course isn't listed but it is relevant to your PDP, it will be considered an aspirational activity which will require additional sign-off from your Training Programme Director.

Which study leave form to complete?

Course

Cost

Processes

Who approves this?

Curriculum requirement

Under £600

Local process

Local form: Educational Supervisor (or equivalent)

Curriculum requirement

Over £600

Local process + HEE EoE study leave form

Local form: Educational Supervisor (or equivalent)

Additional form: TPD

Aspirational course

Under £600

Local process + HEE EoE study leave form

Local form: Educational Supervisor (or equivalent)

Additional form: TPD

Aspirational course

Over £600

Local process + HEE EoE study leave form

Local form: Educational Supervisor (or equivalent)

Additional form: TPD

GP study leave process

GP Study Leave follows the same principles of the East of England Study Leave Policy. However due to HEE processing the forms, GP Trainees follow a slightly different process.

Go to the following link to view the GP Study Leave process 

Foundation Study Leave guidance
Foundation follows the same principles of the East of England Study Leave Policy. However there is a guidance document for Foundation trainees that supports the HEE EoE Study Leave Policy. Foundation Study Leave guidance can be found following here Foundation Study Leave Guidance
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