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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
Recruitment Round Round 1, August 2018
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required General Practice ST1
Anticipated Start Date 1 August 2018
Competition Ratios See Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2018
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Universal Jobmatch
Advert Appears 2 November 2017
Apply from 8 November 2017 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 30 November 2017 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 19 December 2017
MSRA Window 4-13 January 2018
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 26 January 2018
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 26 January 2018
Selection Centre Window 5-16 February 2018
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 28 February 2018
Hold Deadline 9 March 2018 (1:00pm UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 16 March 2018 (4:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 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 2018. For further information regarding posts, visit the appropriate HEE Local Office or deanery page.

HEE Local Offices
& Deaneries
Indicative ST1
Vacancies
Selection
Centre Dates (2018) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands 280 7-9 February Burleigh Court, Loughborough University
HEE East of England 331 7-13 February Victoria House, Cambridge
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex 247 6-15 February Stewart House, London
HEE London 459
HEE North East 192 13-15 February Novotel Hotel, Newcastle
HEE North West 471 5-8 February The Macron Stadium, Bolton
HEE South West 263 7-8 February Mercure Holland House Hotel, Bristol
HEE Thames Valley 114 6 February Kassam Stadium, Oxford
HEE Wessex 149 7-8 February St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
HEE West Midlands 330 6-8 February The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 351 6-7 February The KC Stadium, Hull
NHS Education for Scotland 320 6-9 February Double Tree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 97 8-9 February La Mon Hotel & Country Club, Belfast
Wales Deanery 136 6-7 February Cardiff Marriott Hotel, Cardiff
Specialty & Level (Type of Work)
General Practice ST1
Recruitment Round Round 1 Re-advert, August 2018
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required General Practice ST1
Anticipated Start Date 1 August 2018
Competition Ratios See Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2018
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Universal Jobmatch
Advert Appears 15 February 2018
Apply from 27 February 2018 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 15 March 2018 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 28 March 2018
MSRA Window 6-10 April 2018
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 16 April 2018
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 16 April 2018
Selection Centre Window 24-26 April 2018
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 30 April 2018
Hold Deadline 4 May 2018 (9:00am UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 4 May 2018 (5:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 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 2018. For further information regarding posts, visit the appropriate HEE Local Office or deanery page.

HEE Local Offices
& Deaneries
Indicative ST1
Vacancies
Selection
Centre Dates (2018) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands 48 24-26 April




24-25 April
ABAX Stadium, Peterborough
Novotel Hotel, Newcastle



Mercure Holland House Hotel, Bristol
HEE East of England 44
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex 20
HEE North East 78
HEE North West 120
HEE South West 59
HEE Thames Valley 28
HEE Wessex 40
HEE West Midlands 91
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 167
NHS Education for Scotland 69 25 April Double Tree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 27
Wales Deanery 23
Specialty & Level (Type of Work)
General Practice ST1,
Targeted GP Training
Recruitment Round Round 2, February 2019
Type of Recruitment National
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required
Anticipated Start Date 6 February 2019
Competition Ratios See ST1 Competition Ratios
Contact Us Email Recruitment Team
Application Process Applicant Guidance 2018
Online Recruitment Portal Oriel
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert NHS Jobs, Find a job
Advert Appears 19 July 2018
Apply from 31 July 2018 (10:00am UK Time)
Application Closing Date 16 August 2018 (4:00pm UK Time)
Invitations to Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment (MSRA) Expected by No later than 28 August 2018
MSRA Window 6-10 September 2018
MSRA Results Expected by No later than 17 September 2018
Invitations to Selection Centre (Interview) Expected by No later than 17 September 2018
Selection Centre Window 25-27 September 2018
First offers from (n.b. by 5:00pm) 2 October 2018
Hold Deadline 10 October 2018 (1:00pm UK time)
Upgrade Deadline 12 October 2018 (4:00pm UK time)

The table below provides an indicative number of ST1 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 2018. 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 (2018) (1)
Selection
Centre Venues (2)
HEE East Midlands 17 5 25-27 Sept.
  • Burleigh Court, Loughborough University
  • KC Stadium, Hull



27 Sept.
  • Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth
HEE East of England 6 12
HEE Kent, Surrey and Sussex 10 11
HEE London 10 10
HEE North East 68 12
HEE North West 80 26
HEE South West 31 4
HEE Thames Valley 10 2
HEE Wessex 25 4
HEE West Midlands 79 10
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 118 10
NHS Education for Scotland 56 10 26 Sept. Hampden Park, Glasgow
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 30 N/A
Wales Deanery 35 N/A 26 Sept. Ramada Hotel, Wrexham
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 TBC 13-14 February St Mary's Stadium, Southampton
HEE West Midlands 364 10 5-8 February The Hawthorns, West Bromwich
HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 351 10 5-7 February KC Stadium, Hull
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
Wales Deanery 136 N/A 5-7 February Village Hotel, Swansea
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)
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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)
TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

(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.