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Key Dates

2021/22 RECRUITMENT KEY DATES

ROUND 3 / Round 2 Re-advert: Core, Run-Through and ST3+ February 2022 Start
Wednesday 14 July 2021

Adverts published

Published on Oriel

10am, Tuesday 27 July 2021

Applications OPEN

 

4pm, Tuesday 17 August 2021

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

Tuesday 31 August to Friday 22 October 2021

Interview Window

 
5pm, Monday 25 October 2021

All initial offers issued across the UK by this date

 

1pm, Wednesday 27 October 2021

Hold Deadline 

 

4pm, Friday 29 October 2021

Upgrade Deadline

 

5pm, Tuesday 2 November 2021

Hierachal Deadline

 

 

 

2022 RECRUITMENT KEY DATES

Please note that there will be no face to face interviews taking place for 2022-23 recruitment due to the ongoing pandemic.

Applicants should consult the relevant Lead Recruiter's website via the Where to Apply section for more detailed information on the recruitment process for each specialty. 

INTERNAL MEDICINE YEAR 3
10am, Thursday 4 November 2021

Applications OPEN

 On Oriel

4pm, Wednesday 1 December 2021

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

18 - 24 February 2022

Preferencing

 
2 March 2022

Offers Released

 

18 March 2022

Upgrade Deadline 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROUND 1: Core and Run Through* August 2022 Start
Tuesday 2 November 2021

Vacancies published

On Oriel

10am, Thursday 4 November 2021

Applications OPEN

 

4pm, Wednesday 1 December 2021

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

Tuesday 4 January to Friday 18 March 2022

Interview Window

 
5pm, Thursday 24 March 2022

All initial offers issued across the UK by this date

 

1pm, Tuesday 5 April 2022

Hold Deadline 

 

4pm, Monday 11 April 2022

Upgrade Deadline

  

4pm, Tuesday 12 April 2022

Hierarchal Deadline

 

 

* Please note that following ST3+ specialties are also recruited to in Round 1:

  • Cardiothoaric Surgery ST3
  • Nuclear Medicine ST3
  • Neurosurgery ST3
  • Ophthalmology ST3
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery ST3

For detailed timelines for recruitment to Scotland only specialties, please click on the relevant link below: 

 

ROUND 2: ST3+ August 2022 Start
Tuesday 16 November 2021

Vacancies published

On Oriel

10am, Thursday 18 November 2021

Applications OPEN

 

4pm, Thursday 9 December 2021

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

Tuesday 4 January to Thursday 14 April 2022

Interview Window

 

5pm, Thursday 21 April 2022

All initial offers issued across the UK by this date

 
1pm, Tuesday 3 May 2022

Hold Deadline

 
1pm, Wednesday 4 May 2022

Upgrade Deadline

 
4pm, Wednesday 4 May 2022 Hierarchal Deadline  

  

ROUND 1 Re-advert: Core and Run Through August 2022 Start **

(to be confirmed) 

5pm, Monday 28th March 2022               

Vacancies published

On Oriel

10am, Tuesday 29th March 2022

Applications OPEN

 

4pm, Wednesday 13th April 2022

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

Wednesday 4th May to Friday 20th May 2022

Interview Window

 
5pm, Tuesday 24th May 2022

All initial offers issued across the UK by this date

 

10am, Tuesday 31st May 2022

Hold Deadline 

 

4pm, Tuesday 31st May 2022

Upgrade Deadline

 

 

ROUND 3: Core, Run-Through and ST3+ February 2023 Start **

5pm, Wednesday 13th July 2022                

Vacancies published

On Oriel

10am, Tuesday 26th July 2022

Applications OPEN

 

4pm, Tuesday 16th August 2022

Applications CLOSE

Late Applications will NOT be considered

Tuesday 30th August to
Friday 7th October 2022

Interview Window

 
5pm, Monday 10th October 2022

All initial offers issued across the UK by this date

 

1pm, Wednesday 12th October 2022

Hold Deadline 

 

4pm, Friday 14th October 2022

Upgrade Deadline

 

4pm, Tuesday 18th October 2022

Hierachal Deadline

 

 

** Not all specialties recruit in these rounds. Details of those taking part can be found on the relevant specialties Lead Recruiter website. Please visit the Where To Apply page for links to the relevant site. 

 

 


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