The Anaesthetics National Recruitment Office at Health Education England working across the 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 (RCoA) throughout England, Scotland, Wales 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 2021 Applicant Handbook which is available at the NHS Specialty Training website 

*IMPORTANT Information for trainees applying anaesthesia training posts in 2021 | The Royal College of Anaesthetists (*




2021 Recruitment


CT1 Applications Thursday 5th November 2020 (10am) to Tuesday 1st December 2020 (4pm)

ST3 Applications Thursday 26th November 2020 (10am) to Thursday 17th December 2020 (4pm)


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