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Financial Incentives

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As part of the Train.Work.Live campaign launched on the 20th October 2016, two GP Specialty Training incentives were agreed by the Cabinet secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport.
It has been confirmed that:
 
  • all Trainees commencing the first post of their GP Specialty training programme in the 2018 calendar year and February 2019 will be eligible to receive The Universal Incentive, which is the reimbursement for the costs of the first sitting of the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) and the first sitting of the Applied Knowledge Test (AKT).
  • Trainees commencing the first post of their GP Specialty training programme in a targeted area which has a five-year history of lower than average fill rates in the 2018 calendar year and February 2019, will be eligible to receive The Targeted Incentive on the provision that they remain in a targeted area for the time they are training and for one year of practice after qualification. The following GP Training Schemes are eligible for the targeted incentive:
    • Bangor
    • Dyffryn Clwyd
    • Wrexham
    • Aberystwyth
    • Pembrokeshire

Trainees who complete their entire ST3 post in one of the following practices in Powys will also be eligible for the targeted incentive:

  • Hay on Wye Health Centre
  • Brecon Medical Group Practice – Ty Henry Vaughan
  • Ystradgynlais Group Practice – Meddygfa Pengorof
For more information on the financial incentives, visit The Wales Deanery  and see the guidance document below.