Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board recruitment to core medical training 2011

ST3 Recruitment

Welcome to the ST3 Recruitment website!

ST3 recruitment is coordinated by Specialty Recruitment Office at the JRCPTB. Information regarding the recruitment process is included within this website for all specialties participating in JRCPTB-coordinated ST3 recruitment ( listed here ).

ST3 posts within these specialties in England, Scotland & Wales will be entered into the ST3 recruitment process described on this website (including recruitment for some specialty posts in Northern Ireland).

2015 ST3 recruitment

The first round of 2015 ST3 recruitment has been completed.

A second round of recruitment commences in August this year. The timeline has been published to the dates / posts section. Initial information about the round will be published to the future recruitment page with the website updated with round 2 specific information nearer the start of the round.

Applicants' guide

The JRCPTB publishes a summary applicants' guide, overviewing all areas of the recruitment/application process. An updated guide for round 2 is currently being produced, in the meantime the guide for round 1 is available to download from the left hand side of this page. Although this is written specifically for round 1, much of the information is also relevant to round 2.


If you cannot find an answer to a question, the JRCPTB runs an email helpdesk which can be contacted with any queries relating to ST3 recruitment.

We aim to respond to queries within two working days (ie excluding bank holidays and weekends) where possible. To contact the helpdesk, please send an email to

Any important announcements will be added to this website and noted in the news section, as well as being announced on our twitter feed; please click either the link or the twitter button (above left) to access our feed and follow us there.

Best wishes, and good luck with your application(s),


Professor David Black
JRCPTB medical director

Dr Gillian Dilke-Wing
ST3 recruitment clinical lead

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Latest News

ST3 website updating for round 2

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Initial ST3 2015 round 2 interview dates have now been published

We are pleased to announce that the initial interview dates for ST3 2015 round 2 have now been published on the post numbers &...

ST3 round 1 final scores data has been published

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