The Anaesthetics National Recruitment Office at Health Education West Midlands is the responsible organisation for coordinating CT1 and ST3 recruitment to Anaesthetics specialty training posts (including ACCS Anaesthetics) within the NHS. This responsibility is carried out on behalf of the Royal College of Anaesthetists throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Recruitment to anaesthetics training programmes is conducted twice-yearly for August and February commencement.

It is recommended that potential applicants familiarise themselves with the 2014 Applicant Handbook which is available at the NHS Specialty Training website.

Welcome to the Anaesthetics
National Recruitment Office


Recruitment Round

Timeline now available - 23 July 2014

February 2015 commencement. Timeline published

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