The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) is a free workforce development programme for clinical and non-clinical NHS staff or health & social care students. NI pharmacists and pharmacy students with a passion for innovation or an idea that will improve health or social care that will benefit the wider patient and staff community are encouraged to sign up.

Last year was the first time the programme was open in NI and seven entrepreneurs from HSC made it through. The programme will run for 12 months from February 2023 and will give participants an opportunity to develop innovation while learning new entrepreneurial skills. The application period runs 3-30 October 2022. 

What’s included?

  • CPD credits
  • Specialist entrepreneurial training and support
  • Two day development ‘pitstops’
  • Webinar workshops
  • One-to-One mentoring

Information webinar

An NI information webinar will take place Monday 19 September at 5-7pm. During the information webinar, attendees will be given all necessary information to learn more and apply to the programme and will also hear from the current NI entrepreneurs.