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General Practice Recruitment

All General Practice Specialty Training (ST1) and Targeted GP Training (TGPT) programmes in the UK are recruited to via a national process managed by the GP National Recruitment Office (GPNRO). It should be noted that the GPNRO does not manage recruitment for ACF, GHF or GP recruitment initiatives local to any of the four UK nations.

To view information about key dates and indicative ST1 or TGPT vacancy numbers, select the round you are interested in from the Recruitment Timelines & Vacancies menu bar below.

Eligibility Criteria

Please refer to the General Practice ST1 Person Specification and the Targeted GP Training Person Specification for eligibility criteria and read the immigration statement in the NHS Medical Specialty Training Applicant Handbook 2019 which will apply to doctors considering entry to programmes starting from August 2019.


Specialty & Level (Type of Work)
General Practice ST1,
Targeted GP Training
Recruitment Round Round 1, August 2019
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required
Anticipated Start Date 7 August 2019
Competition Ratios See ST1 Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2019
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Find a job
Advert Appears 31 October 2018
Apply from 7 November 2018 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 29 November 2018 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 18 December 2018
MSRA Window 3-14 January 2019
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 25 January 2019
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 25 January 2019
Selection Centre Window 4-15 February 2019
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 21 February 2019
Hold Deadline 8 March 2019 (1:00pm UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 15 March 2019 (4:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 and Targeted GP Training (TGPT) vacancies available during this recruitment round and are subject to change. Health Education England will ensure that a minimum of 3250 training posts are available in England across all grades/programmes for 2019. For further information regarding posts, visit the appropriate HEE Local Office or deanery page.

HEE Local Offices
& Deaneries
Indicative ST1
Vacancies
Indicative TGPT
Vacancies
Selection
Centre Dates (2019) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands 280 7 5-7 February Burleigh Court Hotel, Loughborough
HEE East of England 329 3 6-13 February Victoria House, Cambridge
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex 243 5 6-15 February Stewart House, London
HEE London 447 4
HEE North East 192 9 12-14 February Novotel Newcastle Airport, Newcastle
HEE North West 504 10 4-7 February University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
HEE South West 266 1 5-7 February Health Education South West Severn, Bristol
HEE Thames Valley 127 2 5-6 February Kassam Stadium, Oxford
HEE Wessex 147 4 13-14 February St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
HEE West Midlands 364 10 6-8 February The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 351 10 5-7 February KC Stadium, Hull
Health Education & Improvement Wales 136 N/A 5-6 February Village Hotel, Swansea
NHS Education for Scotland 270 4 5-8 February Doubletree by Hilton, Edinburgh Airport
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 111 N/A 14-15 February La Mon Hotel & Country Club, Belfast
Specialty & Level (Type of Work)
General Practice ST1,
Targeted GP Training
Recruitment Round Round 1 Re-advert, August 2019
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required
Anticipated Start Date 7 August 2019
Competition Ratios See ST1 Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2019
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Find a job
Advert Appears 13 February 2019
Apply from 26 February 2019 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 14 March 2019 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 21 March 2019
MSRA Window 28 March - 1 April 2019
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 8 April 2019
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 8 April 2019
Selection Centre Window 16-18 April 2019
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 25 April 2019
Hold Deadline 3 May 2019 (9:00am UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 3 May 2019 (5:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 and Targeted GP Training (TGPT) vacancies available during this recruitment round and are subject to change. Health Education England will ensure that a minimum of 3250 training posts are available in England across all grades/programmes for 2019. For further information regarding posts, visit the appropriate HEE Local Office or deanery page.

HEE Local Offices
& Deaneries
Indicative ST1
Vacancies
Indicative TGPT
Vacancies
Selection
Centre Dates (2019) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands 74 6
HEE East of England 40 3 16-18 April Holiday Inn Hotel, Cambridge CB24 9PH (Clustered Centre for HEE Midlands & East)
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex 13 3
HEE London 0 0
HEE North East 68 5
HEE North West 31 11 16-17 April University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton (Clustered Centre for HEE North)
HEE South West 79 0
HEE Thames Valley 27 1 16-18 April Kassam Stadium, Oxford (Clustered Centre for HEE South)
HEE Wessex 23 3
HEE West Midlands 78 8
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 125 10
Health Education & Improvement Wales 38 N/A
NHS Education for Scotland 82 3 17 April Doubletree by Hilton, Edinburgh Airport
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 25 N/A
Specialty & Level (Type of Work)
General Practice ST1,
Targeted GP Training
Recruitment Round Round 2, February 2020
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required
Anticipated Start Date 5 February 2020
Competition Ratios See ST1 Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2019
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Find a job
Advert Appears 17 July 2019
Apply from 30 July 2019 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 15 August 2019 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 27 August 2019
MSRA Window 5-9 September 2019
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 16 September 2019
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 16 September 2019
Selection Centre Window 24-26 September 2019
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 1 October 2019
Hold Deadline 9 October 2019 (1:00pm UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 11 October 2019 (4:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 and Targeted GP Training (TGPT) vacancies available during this recruitment round and are subject to change. Health Education England will ensure that a minimum of 3250 training posts are available in England across all grades/programmes for 2019. For further information regarding posts, visit the appropriate HEE Local Office or deanery page.

HEE Local Offices
& Deaneries
Indicative ST1
Vacancies
Indicative TGPT
Vacancies
Selection
Centre Dates (2019) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands TBC TBC
HEE East of England TBC TBC
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex TBC TBC
HEE London TBC TBC
HEE North East TBC TBC 24-26 September TBC (Clustered Centre for HEE North)
HEE North West TBC TBC
HEE South West TBC TBC 24-26 September Health Education South West Severn, Bristol (Clustered Centre for HEE South)
HEE Thames Valley TBC TBC
HEE Wessex TBC TBC
HEE West Midlands TBC TBC 24-26 September The Hawthorns, West Bromwich (Clustered Centre for HEE Midlands & East)
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber TBC TBC
Health Education & Improvement Wales TBC N/A TBC TBC
NHS Education for Scotland TBC TBC TBC TBC
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency TBC N/A

(1) SELECTION CENTRE DATES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
The dates exclude weekends and bank holidays.

(2) SELECTION CENTRE VENUES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.