Study Leave

Trainees in the East of England may apply for study leave activity of any cost for courses that are mandated by the curriculum or those that are not, referred to as ‘aspirational’. The eligibility criteria and process must be adhered to in order for the study leave application (available below) to be approved.  Depending on the type and cost of your request, the application process may vary, please see guidance below:

Curriculum mandated up to £600:
These Applications can be approved locally by the Director of Medical Education.

Curriculum mandated exceeding £600: and/or aspirational activity (any cost):
Trainees will need to have their application approved by the DME and complete the additional aspirational form.

Aspirational Forms and further information can be obtained from the Health Education England, available here.

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