Return to practice
We are keen to support people wanting to return to practice. Your experience and skills are invaluable to us, and we’re here to help you return to your career with confidence.
We recognise that the experience gained previously can bring huge value to the workplace but taking that first step can be challenging and the journey can sometimes be a confusing and lonely process.
Every role has that all-important moment where everything ‘clicks’ into place, and we’re here to make that transition much easier. Our Return to Practice (RTP) programmes are designed to make returning as easy as possible – whether you’ve been away for seven months or seven years.
Registering with your relevant professional body/regulator
It’s not a problem if you’re no longer a registered Practitioner – returning to practice is really straightforward.
Click on the links below to find out how to renew or re-register with your relevant regulator:
- General Medical Council: Doctors and Medical professionals
- General Dental Council: Dentists, Dental Technicians, Dental Hygienists, Dental therapists
- Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – Nurses, Midwives
- Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) – Therapists, Radiography Practitioners, Orthoptists, Theatre Practitioners, Paramedics
- General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) – Pharmacists
- Professional Standards Authority (PSA)
For those joining the North Devon District Hospital, the Preceptorship Programme has been developed to support the preceptee during their transition from student to newly registered practitioner. This 12-month programme aims to be supportive and facilitate the further development of professional knowledge, skills and values.
You can learn more about this on our preceptorship page.