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Scottish Medical Training

Scotland - the home of medical excellence

When is Shadowing and Induction? 

Shadowing and Induction arrangements will vary depending upon the region to which you are allocated. Your local Board will contact you directly with details and information of the programme. Please see the Scotland Deanery website for Key Dates.

When do I start my training? 

F1 trainees start work on the first Wednesday in August. Please see the Scotland Deanery website for Key Dates.

Will there be any indication of which posts have out of hours and on-call opportunities (formerly referred to as 'Banding')? 

Financial supplements for out of hours duties and on-call arrangements are a matter for the employer and not an educational matter related to the Foundation School. Out of hours opportunities vary from Board to Board. The Foundation School is concerned with the curriculum delivery; it does not have any involvement in determining out of hours and its remuneration.  

Will I have access to accommodation 

The School has no involvement in the arrangement of accommodation.  Please see the Scotland Deanery website for details of the hospitals which provide accommodation.

Who should I contact if I wish to work less than full time (LTFT)? 

All information regarding Less than Full-Time training can be found in the LTFT section of the Scotland Deanery website.

Will I be entitled to relocation expenses?

Please see the Turas Hub for information about relocation expenses.