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Bounty: Primary Healthcare Nursing Professional Development Awards

These awards are a flexible, continuing source of financial assistance to help members of the CPHVA develop their professional skills by attending approved courses of study, conferences, seminars etc. in order to keep up to date with current best practice.

Any member of the CPHVA/MSF or the Scottish Health Visitors' Association may apply for an award. Awards totaling 4000 will be allocated three times a year (i.e. 12,000 in total) by a panel of Trustees under the supervision of the CPHVA, who will evaluate all applications according to their merits. The funds will be divided between those submitting the best project summaries. Applications must be received by the end of March, July and November each year and the Trustees decision is final

Eligibility and how to apply for an award

If you are interested in pursuing an educational course or other project which is relevant to your work as a Health Visitor, Practice Nurse, School Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse, you are invited to apply for an award by preparing a project summary of 500-1000 words and submitting it with a completed Award Application Form. Forms are available either from:

The Education Department, CPHVA, 40 Bermondsey St, London, SE1 3UD
Tel: 0207 939 7055
Primary Healthcare Nursing Awards, Bounty Services Ltd, Bounty House, Vinces Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 3GH
Tel: 01379 649500

Notification of Awards
Awards winners will be notified immediately after the adjudication and all unsuccessful applicants (who may re-apply for future awards) are notified by letter. Winners are announced in the Community Practitioner journal and the professional press.