Return to practice
If you have previously been a registered health professional and wish to return to your profession, then you may need to undertake a return to practice programme. NUH provides a range of support to help staff return to clinical practice.
We are also working with Health Education England (HEE). Depending on your profession, HEE may be able to offer financial and academic support to health professionals wishing to undertake a return to practice scheme.
If you are a Healthcare Scientist or AHP click here for more information.
If you are a nurse visit please click here for more information.
Return to Pracitce FAQ
What will I achieve on the programme?
The Return Practice Programme prepares you for re-entry onto the professional register. The programme is an essential requirement for returning to nursing and regaining Registration.
How is the programme funded?
As part of the Programme if you are a Nurse, AHP or HCS HEE can provide funding for out-of-pocket expenses and any relevant RtP course or appropriate postgraduate study delivered by English AHP/HCS pre-registration universities.
There is more information on professional bodies and details of current university courses available on the HEE website.
What will Clinical Practice be able to offer me?
Whilst on clinical placement you will be working towards your professional registration by completing your practice competencies. You will receive support, supervision and an assigned sign-off mentor in the clinical area. Additional support is provided by individual areas within the hospital.
What will happen afterwards?
Upon completion of the programme you will be able to apply for a permanent position within the trust as a registered professional.
Once employed, we will continue to support you through our established programmes and you will also have access to our in-house training and education to continue your development.