*Anaesthetics Round 2 re-advert CT1 & ST3: February 2021 commencement​ PLEASE READ*


The person specification for ST3 has changed in terms of the Primary FRCA examination: 'Primary MCQ only' is required by the time of application. For ST3 entry the guidance also includes information for applicants not receiving a CLTC/CLEC due to COVID-19- please read this carefully



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 2020 Applicant Handbook which is available at the NHS Specialty Training website

IMPORTANT: There has been changes to the 2020 Self-Assessment Criteria please make sure you familiarise yourself with this before applications open. It can be found in our download section 




2021 Recruitment


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

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


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