Important Information to Note

For direct payments, remittance advice will be sent to identify who the payment is for and the initials (at least and where applicable) of the trainee that the payment relates to. Please refer to the payments calendar below for dates and types of payments that are made directly. 

GP Trainee Supervision - Trainer Grant

From the 1st of April 2022 the GP Clinical Supervision (Trainer's) Grant for supervising ST1, ST2 and ST3 - has risen to £770 per month. Trainers' grants are paid to all Clinical and Educational Supervisors for the period they supervise an ST1, ST2 or ST3 GP trainee at their Practice. A GP Clinical or Educational Supervisor must be currently approved by the School to undertake this work. The grant is paid automatically via the practices Open Exeter Statement. Payments are not made when a trainee is on maternity leave.

GP Trainee Educational Supervision Payment

The Educational Supervision grant for supervising ST1 and ST2 is £500 annually or pro rata. Educational Supervision grants are directly paid to the Practice for each ST1 or ST2 supervised by an Educational Supervisor who is currently approved by the School. This includes meeting with their trainee at regular intervals such as a 6 month or 12 month review. The School will issue a payment via the Practice's Open Exeter statement in the Autumn for the year ahead. 

Foundation Clinical Supervision - Trainer Grant

Clinical Supervision Grant for supervising F2 trainees is £3,080 per 4 month placement, or pro rata. Foundation Clinical Supervision grants are paid directly by the School for Supervisors who are currently approved and are supervising F2 trainees in their Practice. The School pays this via the practice's Open Exeter statement.

GP Educational Supervisor Annual CPD Allowance

Approved Educational Supervisors (Trainers) are paid an allowance via their Practice to support educational Continuing Professional Development. This is provided that they agree to, and comply with the following: "I confirm that: (1) my role as a GP Educational Supervisor was discussed at my last NHS appraisal, along with the steps I have taken to develop myself as an educator over the last year, and my current development needs, and (2) I have attended the required number of GP Educational Supervisor group meetings in the last year and Educational Supervisor courses within the last 3 years." The School will pay this automatically via the practice's Open Exeter statement in the Autumn for the year ahead. The amount paid is £750. 


Direct Payments Calendar 

Spend Type


Frequency of Payments


Payment to be made:


GP Supervision Trainer grant

Payment to be made monthly via the Open Exeter Statement.




Educational Supervision

Annually at the start of each training year to fund GP ES for the year ahead.


Between 1st September - 1st December


Continuing Professional Development

Annually at the start of each training year to all current ES for the year ahead


Between 1st September - 1st December


Foundation Clinical Supervision

Payment to be made at the end of each placement


End of each 4 month placement

Note: dates that fall on non-working days shall move to the next working day.