Anaesthetics & ACCS (Anaesthetics) CT1 Recruitment

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)                                     Anaesthetics/ACCS Anaesthetics CT1
Recruitment Round                                                            
Type of Recruitment                                                         National  
Qualifications & Professional Registration Required       See Anaesthetics CT1 Person Specification
                                                                                         See (ACCS) Anaesthetics CT1 Person Specification
Anticipated Start Date                                                        
Competition Ratios                                                           Visit Specialty Training Website  
Contact Us                                                                        Email Recruitment Team  
Application Process                                                          See Applicant Guidance  
Online Recruitment Portal                                                Oriel  
National Recruitment Timetable
Advert                                                                              Oriel,   
Advert Appears                                                                Tuesday 2nd November 2021  
Apply from                                                                       Thursday 4th November 2021  
Closing Date                                                                    Wednesday 1st December 2021  
Invitations to MSRA                                                         Monday 20th December 2021  
MSRA Window                                                                Thursday 6th January 2022 to Saturday 15th January 2022  
MSRA Results (W/E)                                                       Friday 28th January 2022  
Invitations to Interview & Applicant Declaration               Tuesday 1st February 2022                                  
Deadline for Interview & Applicant Declaration               Thursday 03rd February 2022  
Interview Window                                                             Wednesday 9th February 2022 to Friday 18th March 2022  
Offers from                                                                       Tuesday 29th March 2022  
Hold Deadline                                                                  Tuesday 5th April 2022 (1pm)  
Upgrade Deadline                                                            Mondau 11th April 2022 (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    
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex    
Health Education London    
Health Education North East    
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western)    
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn)    
Health Education Thames Valley    
Health Education Wessex    
Health Education West Midlands    
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber    
NHS Education for Scotland    
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency    
Health Education and Improvement Wales    
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
Region Online Interview Dates [2021]
East of England


North East TBC
North West TBC
South West  TBC


West Midlands


Yorkshire & Humber TBC  
Northern Ireland TBC  
Scotland TBC  
Wales TBC  

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 2022 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.
  • Information on how to prepare your portfolio for Selection Centre is contained in the downloads section.

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