Policy paper

NHS bursary reform

Changes to healthcare education funding for student nursing, midwifery and allied health students.



From 1 August 2017, new nursing, midwifery and allied health students will no longer receive NHS bursaries. Instead, they will have access to the same student loans system as other students. This guidance explains the reforms.

Published 9 December 2015
Last updated 27 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with information on arrangements for studying in a different country.
  2. Updated with information about the new arrangements for the coming academic year.
  3. More details about the funding reforms and links to the consultation have been added.
  4. First published.