Health Education England has responsibility for setting strategy for Curriculum Study Leave, for managing the online application system (Intrepid Leave Manager -, managing the budget and for hearing appeals. The online application system was launched in August 2013 and manages Curriculum Study Leave applications for all trainees in the East Midlands region. Since then we have developed the system (we call it ‘Leave Manager Plus’) to further streamline the process and provide a better service to users.

NOTE: These details apply to those substantively appointed to an East Midlands training programme. This does not include those recruited through the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme; we have some brief guidance for MTI appointees here: