HEE / NIHR ICA Program, Intern Award Residentials

2016/2017 Health Education England / NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme Northern Region

Applications are now being finalised for cohort 3 due to commence in September 2016. This highly prestigious internship programme is seen as the first step for healthcare professionals interested in developing a clinical academic career.

The next Intern residential are;
6th & 7th September 2016, Macron Stadium, Bolton
25th & 26th October 2016, The Queens Hotel, Leeds
9th & 10th February 2017, The Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

Find out more information on our website -https://www.research.northwest.nhs.uk/work/hee-internships/

If you would like to be informed about the next ICA programme please send details to joanne.simpson@researchnortwest.nhs 

About the Scheme

The fully funded internships provide the opportunity for healthcare professionals to spend 30 days in a research environment learning more about what is involved in health research and a further 8 days taking part in an educational programme.

The internships are open to registered Health Professionals working in the NHS in England and aim to:

  • increase understanding of what it means to be involved in clinical academic research
  • develop research skills and expertise
  • enhance ability to become a research champion within a clinical setting
  • inform decisions about progressing further in a clinical academic career

More information on the scheme is available on the HEE website Clinical-academic-training-programme.