Universities that run the Return to Practice programme
Currently across the East Midlands we have three Universities delivering a NMC validated programme. They offer Return to Practice courses throughout the year - see below. Universities work collaboratively with employers across the region to ensure they are able to provide an excellent educational experience.
How do I apply?
Please contact the relevant university closest to you for further information on the application process.
University of Derby
Contact: Navjot Virk at firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Lincoln
Contact: Fran Maplethorpe at email@example.com
University of Northampton
Contact: Ros Wray at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Kitson at email@example.com
All other enquiries
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For contact details and a list of placement leads visit our interactive map.
List of Trusts offering Return to Practice course placements:
Across the East Midlands we have employers from a variety of settings who offer RtP placements and support the RtP programme. Some of these employers may offer employment to support you through the programme and provide employment once re-registered. Visit NHS Jobs to view any participating East Midlands employers.
Employers and Universities are encouraged to work collaboratively to ensure they are able to provide an excellent educational experience.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Claire Davies, Senior Matron, Nursing Workforce
Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Jayne Seagrave, Professional Development Facilitator.
Claire Kinnell, Practice Learning Support Unit Manager
Derbyshire Community Healthcare Services (DCHS)
Beverley Smith, Practice Learning Coordinator
Derbyshire Healthcare Trust
Faith Sango, Head of Education @Derbyshire Healthcare
Kettering General Hospital
Wendy Goode email@example.com
Universities Hospital of Leicester (UHL)
Jane Lawrie, Practice Learning Lead
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Anthony Bailey, Practice Learning Manager
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Valerie Ronis, Professional Development Manager
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT)
Karen Johnston, Modern Matron, Safe Staffing/Professional
Kate O’Leary, Practice Education Coordinator
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Michael Durose, Head of Practice
Northampton General Hospital Trust
Gillian Ashworth, Clinical Placement Facilitator,
Professional and Practice Development, Area Q
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Julie Brice, Head of Pre & Post Registration
Nottingham City Care
Emma Self, Head of Professional Standards
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Deb Boyer, Practice Learning Tutor
Theresa Brennan, Practice Development Nurse, Lings Bar
Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust
Sam Hopcroft, Preceptorship Support Nurse/Practice
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sue Froggatt, Professional Practice Development Matron
Return to General Practice
Gill Beardmore, Primary Care Workforce Transformation
Contact the national team on 0121 695 2221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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