PGMDE Support Portal
Login / Sign up
Enter your search term here...
Home (London / KSS)
Study leave FAQs
How will I know which courses are mandatory, and therefore covered by the study budget?
How do I make the case for a discretionary educational/training course/experience to be covered by study budget?
How do I appeal against a decision not to award the required study budget for a course I wish to do?
Is there an upper limit to how much I can claim from the study budget?
I am preparing for my curriculum mandated exam– will the study budget cover revision courses and the exam fee?
Can I get study leave to study for a professional exam? How much study leave am I entitled to for this private study?
A course does not require study budget but requires study leave. How do I apply for this?
I am doing an online course - can I get study leave/budget to do it?
Can I apply for study leave/budget even if the course does not relate to my current placement?
If I have an unresponsive Educational Supervisor, whom do I escalate to?
If I change specialty, how does this affect my access to study leave and study budget?
I wish to apply for my ALS (or ATLS/NLS etc.) – is this covered by the study leave allowance and study budget?
I am concerned about the time delay between paying for the course I wish to attend and being reimbursed?
I want to apply for study leave and funding to attend a course at the start of my next rotation which will be based at a different NHS trust – how should I apply?
I am a LTFT trainee and am concerned that I will not be able to access study leave in the same way full-time trainees do?
I am a GP trainee on a hospital rotation, will the new process for accessing study leave and funding apply to me?
I am on maternity leave. Can I still access the study budget or study leave?
I am a Palliative Medicine trainee on a placement in the hospice setting, how should I apply for study leave and funding?
I am a Clinical Lecturer and wish to apply for funding to attend clinical specialty training. Can this be claimed out of the study leave budget?
Can I claim against the study budget for “Tasters” e.g. commuting?