General Practice Nurses (GPNs)

General Practice Nurses (GPNs) play an important part in the provision of care to patients and are essential for the sustainability of general practice.

NHS Devon and Devon Training Hub have developed a Devon GPN Career and Education Pipeline, to show the range of offers and support available to newly qualified nurses and those new to working in primary care. Please see the links below for more information.

View the Devon GP Nurse Career & Education Pipeline

Devon Nursing New to Practice Fellowship

If you are within 12 months of qualification, or within 12 months of taking up your first post in General Practice, and you hold a substantive role in General Practice in Devon, you are eligible to join the Devon New to Practice Fellowship – a 2 year funded programme of education, peer support, career development and mentoring. Please see the links below for more information:

Useful Nursing Resources

If you are interested in become a nurse, please also see the Devon Training Hub Nursing Careers pages for more information on routes into nursing, returning to nursing and careers support and resources. 

Key Information

Scope of Practice

This document outlines the core capabilities of a number of nursing roles within Primary Care, including General Practice Nurses.


More information coming soon.

Supervision Requirements

Devon Training Hub have recently produced a summary guide covering the supervision of all roles including GPs, Nurses, Non-Medical Prescribers, Advanced Practitioners and new roles funded through the ARRS scheme.

The guide contains the latest information on supervision requirements for each role, which team members of the team can supervise them,  & details of training requirements & CPD opportunities for supervisors.

Learning & Development

Devon Training Hub Offers

More information coming soon.

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