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Information about ANRO:

The Anaesthetics National Recruitment Office (ANRO) at Health Education England working across the West Midlands is the responsible organisation for coordinating CT1 and ST4 recruitment to Anaesthetics specialty training posts (including ACCS Anaesthetics) within the NHS.

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

It is recommended that potential applicants familiarise themselves with the Medical Specialty Recruitment Applicant Handbook 2023. 


Anaesthetics 2023 ST4 recruitment RCOA Website


Amendments to ST4 Person Specification 2023 Round 3

Applicants to ST4 Anaesthesia in Round 3 should please be aware there have been amendments made to the person specification. The amended document can be found in the Downloads section, and we advise applicants to please read the criteria carefully to understand the changes. 

Applicants are advised there will be changes made to the person specification and criteria for assessment at each round of recruitment based upon feedback and MDRS requirements. There will be further changes for 2024-2025 recruitment.

Please contact the ANRO inbox directly if you need support.




2024 Recruitment


CT1 Applications Thursday 26th October 2023 (10am) to Thursday 23rd November 2023 (4pm)

ST4 Applications Thursday 16th November 2023 (10am) to Thursday 7th December 2023 (4pm)

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