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General Nursing Council

The General Nursing Council and Margaret Callum Rodger awards are used by registered nurses and midwives to undertake educational developments, study tours or carry out small scale projects, all of which must make a difference to patient or client care.

General Nursing Council for Scotland (Education) Fund 1983 and Margaret Callum Rodger Midwifery Award

During the 2019-2020 funding round the General Nursing Council and Margaret Callum Rodger Midwifery Awards provided a charitable contribution to NES Knowledge Network enabling nursing and midwifery practitioners access to eBooks that would support them in the delivery of patient care.

Find the NES Knowledge Network.

The next round of funding opened for applications on Wednesday 21st October 2020 and will close on Wednesday 13th January 2021.

The GNC fund flyer [PDF] which you could display in your workplace, is now available to download.

These frequently asked questions may help answer any queries you may have or you can contact gnc@nes.scot.nhs.uk

There is a new educational resource available within TURAS Learn to help support your application writing skills. Once you have logged in, search for 'writing great applications for learning and development opportunities'.

These videos tell you a bit more about how to apply for the fund, how they used the funding, how they applied their learning into practice and how the fund can be used to make a difference.

How can I be informed of new application rounds?

Please e-mail gnc@nes.scot.nhs.uk to request that you be added to the GNC Fund distribution list.

Contact us

These frequently asked questions may help answer any queries you may have or you can contact gnc@nes.scot.nhs.uk

Scottish charity number SC015662


Last updated: 07/10/2020

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