Anaesthetics & ACCS (Anaesthetics) CT1 Recruitment

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)                                     Anaesthetics Core/ACCS Anaesthetics CT1
Recruitment Round                                                          August 2023  
Type of Recruitment                                                         National  
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required       See Anaesthetics Core/ACCS CT1 Person Specification
Anticipated Start Date                                                        
Competition Ratios                                                           Visit Specialty Training Website  
Contact Us                                                                        Email Recruitment Team  
Application Process                                                          See Medical Specialty Recruitment Applicant Handbook 2023  
Online Recruitment Portal                                                Oriel  
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert                                                                              Oriel,   
Advert Appears                                                                Wednesday 2nd November 2022   
Apply from                                                                       Thursday 3rd November 2022 (10am)  
Applications Close                                                           Thursday 1st December 2022 (4pm)  
Invitations to MSRA  (W/E)                                              No later than Tuesday 20th December 2022  
MSRA Window                                                                Thursday 5th January 2023 to Tuesday 17th January 2023  
MSRA Results (W/C)                                                       Monday 6th February 2023   

Invitations to Interview & Applicant Declaration               Tuesday 7th February 2023                   

Deadline for Interview & Applicant Declaration                Thursday 9th February 2023 (4pm)  
Interview Window                                                            Tuesday 14th February 2023 to Friday 17th March 2023  
Offers from                                                                       Thursday 30th March 2023   
Hold Deadline                                                                  Tuesday 4th April 2023 (1pm)  
Upgrade Deadline                                                            Tuesday 11h April 2023 (4pm)            

*Please look at the online interview tab for specific dates within the window

Region ACCS Anaesthetics* Core Anaesthetics*
Health Education East Midlands


Health Education East of England 0-14 0-2
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex 15-17 24-32
Health Education London 30-32 56-59
Health Education North East 22 0-5
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western) Mer 4 NW 15 Mer 20 NW 10
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn) Pen 1 - 11  Sev 13-14  Pen 2 - 4   Sev 4 - 5 
Health Education Thames Valley   7
Health Education Wessex 0-3 0-11
Health Education West Midlands 0-40 0-6
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 0-33 0-8
NHS Education for Scotland 15 49
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 4 14
Health Education and Improvement Wales 14-16 14
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
Region Online Interview Dates 2023
East of England

Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th March 2023

North East Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th February 2023
North West Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th, Wedneaday 8th, Thursday 9th and Friday 10th March 2023
South West  Tuesday 28th February, Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd March 2023
Wessex Wednesday 22nd Febraury 2023
West Midlands Tueaday 14th, Wednesday 15th, Thursday 16th and Friday 17th February 2023  
Yorkshire & Humber Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February 2023  
Northern Ireland Tueaday 7th and Wednesday 8th March 2023  
Scotland Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd, Monday 6th,Tuesday 7th March and Tuesday 14th March 2023  
Wales Thursday 9th and Friday 10th March 2023  

For applicants being considered in England and Wales you can interview at any selection centre in these regions and will be considered for all posts in these regions.

For applicants applying to Northern Ireland & Scotland you can only interview in Northern Ireland and be considered for posts in Northern Ireland and interview in Scotland and be considered for posts in in Scotland. 

Selection Centre Dates can be subject to change

Eligibility Criteria, Applicant Guide and Other Recruitment Documents

  • Please refer to the relevant Person Specification[s] for eligibility criteria and read the immigration statement in the 2023 Specialty Training Applicant Handbook which will apply to doctors considering entry to programmes in this round of recruitment.
  • The Applicant Guide is contained in the downloads section. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with all the information contained within before applying for a post.
  • Applicant FAQ's will be answered by the Applicant Guide, if you still require assistance after referring to this please contact ANRO using the contact us page.

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