County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust places cookies on your computer to improve our website. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor and are all anonymous.� They are used to measure its performance and to provide enhancements to you while using the site. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our privacy policy. Close
High Contrast Sitemap

Study Leave

Guidance on Study Leave and How to Apply

Health Education England North East (HEE NE) have now gone live with a new study leave system - Accent Leave Manager.

Please watch the Accent Leave Manager Video for guidance on the new system.

HEE NE have also developed a guidance and FAQ's document to provide important information to assist Doctors in Training when applying for study leave using Accent Leave Manager.

To access and create an account on Accent Leave Manager - please review the "how to" document.


Study Leave Request Process for LET Junior Medical Staff


1. Meet with your Educational Supervisor


2. Plan your study leave


3. Apply for Study Leave approval via Access Leave Manager




5. You will be able to check the progress of your application on Accent Leave Manager. You will also recieve email notifciation of approvals.


6. There may be comments and conditions. Please read these carefully and agree them before going on leave.


7. Discuss any concerns with a member of the Medical Education Team before you attend the study leave experience.


8. Attend study leave


9. Discuss the study leave experience with your Educational Supervisor


10. Arrange an appropriate opportunity to feedback this experience to your group


11. Enter claim and receipts on EASY EXPENSES or your reimbursement, this will then be checked by LET payroll for payment.


If you have any queries regarding your study leave payments please contact the Lead Employer Trust Expenses clerk on 0191 2754741

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital