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  
Sub-Preferences Open                                                    Monday 30th 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 14 8
Health Education Kent, Surrey & Sussex 17 30
Health Education London 32 58
Health Education North East 22 11
Health Education North West (Mersey & North Western) Mer 4 NW 15 Mer 19 NW 20
Health Education South West (Peninsula & Severn) Pen 19 Sev 15 Pen 1 Sev 5
Health Education Thames Valley 4 8
Health Education Wessex 3 11
Health Education West Midlands 38 6
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 31 7
NHS Education for Scotland 21 49
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency 4 16
Health Education and Improvement Wales 16 18
*Vacancy numbers are indicative only and are subject to change.
Region Online Interview Dates 2022
East of England

Wednesday 09th March and Thurday 10th March 2022

North East Thursday 10th March and Friday 11th March 2022
North West Tuesday 8th March Wednesday 09th March.Thursday 10th March and  Friday 11th March 2022. 
South West  Tuesday 15th Febraury, Wednesday 16th Febraury and Thursday 17th Febraury 
Thames Valley

Tuesday 01st March and Wednesday 02nd March 2022

West Midlands

Monday 28th February, Tuesday 1st March, Wednesday 2nd March, Thusday 03rd March, Friday 04th March and Tuesday 08th March 2022 

Yorkshire & Humber  Wednesday 16th Febraury and Thursday 17th Febraury, Friday 18th February   
Northern Ireland Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th March 2022  
Scotland Thursday 3rd, Friday  4th March, Monday 7th March and Tuesday 8th March 2022  
Wales Monday 28th February and Tuesday 1st March 2022  

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.

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