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Continuing Professional Development

Funding for Continuous Professional Development

The West Kent Education Network (WKEN) will consider funding applications for CPD that support the key priorities of Local Care, focusing on providing care closer to home.

Examples of funding that maybe considered for approval where the applicant and their line manager are able to articulate a benefit in service delivery to the local population and meet the key priorities are:-

Enhancing Health & WellbeingQuality & Service Improvement in Healthcare
Research Approaches & MethodsManaging Risk
LeadershipConsultation & Clinical Examination
Mental Health & WellbeingPrevention & Public Health
Dementia CareDecision Making in Professional Contexts
Contraception & Sexual HealthSupporting People with Long Term Conditions
Teaching & Assessing in PracticePain Management


Examples of Exclusions for CPD Funding:-

Statutory/Mandatory TrainingRefreshments, Venue Hire & Travel
Individual Personal DevelopmentBackfill Costs


All applications for Mentorship and Facilitation of learning will be agreed unless funding is not available.

Applications for chronic disease management will be considered if study will be undertaken at Level 6 or above.

If an application is received by non-mentors, the first request will be granted with the condition that the applicant becomes an active mentor before further funding will be considered.

If you are interested in applying for funding to enable you to access education please email

[email protected]