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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 2024. 


RCoA Website: Recruitment into Anaesthesia


Amendments to Eligibility Criteria and Application Process for 2024 Recruitment:

Candidates applying to CT1 and ST4 Anaesthesia in 2024 recruitment should please be aware there have been amendments made to the Person Specification, Applicant Guide and other criteria for assessment. The amended documents will be accessible ahead of applications opening, and we advise applicants to please read all recruitment documents carefully to understand the changes. 

Please contact the ANRO inbox directly at 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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