NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme Applicant Guidance: Year 5 Intake

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The Clinical Entrepreneur training programme is a workforce development programme for clinical and non-clinical NHS staff, run by NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Innovation, Research and Life Sciences group. It is the biggest entrepreneurial workforce development programme of its kind, aiming to provide the commercial skills, knowledge and experience needed to successfully develop and spread innovative solutions to the challenges facing the NHS for the benefit of patients, staff and the wider NHS.


All healthcare and/or NHS staff are welcome to apply for a place on the programme. This includes those in both clinical and non-clinical roles.

This guidance document provides advice on the application process.