National recruitment is via is the Oriel System. This system has been developed to enable all applicants across England, Wales and Scotland to complete only one application form for their Foundation training.

Recruitment of the 2021-22 trainee cohorts has been completed
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Detailed information is available via:

Recruitment for the 2022 - 23 cohort:

Registration for employers for the 2022-23 cohort is open and will close on 1st March 2021.

Applicants will be able to view the information in June 2021.

Detailed information with time frames of different steps of the application and selection process can be accessed via:

All documents underpinning criteria of the selection methods, can be accessed via:

It is particularly important for candidates to become familiar with all the behavioural indicators within the Professional Attributes Framework view here

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Closing date for applications 31 January 2021 but may be extended due to Covid-19
Please contact individual hospitals to enquire.


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