Clinical Scholar Silver Awards form the second stage on the Department of Health’s Clinical Academic Training Pathway (CATP) within the East Midlands. This is designed to enable the delivery of the Government’s strategy, ‘Developing the Role of the Clinical Academic Researcher in the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions’ through developing the best research professionals to improve peoples’ health outcomes and the experiences they have of their care.
The CATP provides opportunities to grow talented clinical researchers who will lead and further invigorate Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health, Health Visiting, Pharmacy, Wider Dental Team, Operating Department Practice and Clinical Psychology Professionals’ capacity to meet the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) agenda.
Each Clinical Scholar will have a research Mentor who will:
We invite potential Mentors from across all disciplines to apply for the scheme. All Mentors assigned to Clinical Scholars should have the skills to provide hands on support, mentorship and be able to act as a role model to the Clinical Scholars. Mentors can apply using the downloadable form on the ‘Application Forms’ page.
Clinical Scholar applicants can nominate a Mentor provided they meet the criteria above and complete a Mentor application form. Alternatively Clinical Scholars will be appropriately assigned a mentor from a pool of qualified and experienced academics.
A single payment grant of £7500 can be offered to the Clinical Scholar’s organisation to facilitate release from their duties. This grant will include:
We are aware that in some circumstances this funding will not be enough to cover expenses and additional costs incurred as well as salary support. In these circumstances it is the responsibility of the employer to manage the amount that can be spent to mitigate any financial risk incurred.
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