Whether you are applying to a specialty in secondary care, to general practice or to an academic post, make sure you have all the information you need when moving to the next stage of your medical training.
Where to start
NHS Health Careers
NHS Health Careers offers a step by step guide through each stage of the specialty recruitment process. It has resources to guide you through: decision making, preparing your CV, organising your portfolio, tips on presenting your evidence and much more
Specialty training recruitment
Find out everything you need to know about recruitment deadlines, Oriel and more.
Get help with making an informed choice about your specialty. Specialty explorer is a tool for BMA members that supports your research into medical specialties.
Applying to general practice
If you are applying to general practice, The General Practice National Recruitment Office (GPNRO) coordinates recruitment to general practice for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Applications will go through the Oriel system as with other specialties and the process for applying, is different from other specialty applications.
If you are an academic GP, training differs in each UK country. For more information see the GPNRO website on academic posts.
See our guidance for international students looking to study or train in the UK.