National stroke medicine recruitment

We are pleased to announce a new national recruitment process for in the sub-specialty of stroke medicine for programmes in England and Wales, starting from August 2019. Previously all... more

2018 ST3 round 2 applications now closed

As of 4pm, Thursday 16 August 2018, applications for ST3 round 2 2018 are closed, and no further applications will be accepted. Late applications cannot and will not be accepted... more

Oriel system maintenance on 21 - 23 August 2018

Please note that due to scheduled system maintenance from Tuesday 21 - Thursday 23 August 2018 (8AM - 1PM each day) the Oriel system will be offline during these times. All... more

2019 rounds 1 and 2 now confirmed

The timelines for round 1 and 2 of 2019 ST3 recruitment have now been confirmed and published to the timeline page of this website. Please note that interview dates and host regions are in... more

ST3 2018 round 2 open for applications

As of 10am this morning, Tuesday 31 July 2018, ST3 recruitment round 2 is now open for applications through the Oriel website! The window for applications closes on Thursday 16 July 2018... more

2018 Round 1 fill rates and competition ratios published

The website has been updated with data from round 1 of the 2018 recruitment year. This includes: Application numbers and competition ratios. Vacancy numbers and fill rates. You can... more

ST3 2018 round 2 provisional post numbers published

The majority of provisional vacancy numbers for the specialties participating in round 2 have now been published to the website. There are still some regions within some specialties which... more

ST3 2018 round 2 job adverts/resp med and CPT interview date change

ST3 2018 round 2 job adverts have been published on the NHS Jobs website, and the links for all of them can be found on the ST3 adverts page of our website. Interview dates are available on... more

Round 2 - Allergy participating in ST3 2018 Round 2

Please be aware that allergy will now be participating in round 2, although at this stage only the North West region are expected to have vacancies. The interview is scheduled to take place... more

Round 2 applicant guidance and interview dates published

The interview dates for the specialties running in round 2 of ST3 recruitment in 2018 have now been confirmed. These can be found within the 'Interview dates & posts' section of each... more

Round 1 final score graphs updated

Following the error regarding the calculation of total scores, the graphs for each specialty with final scores data have been updated. These are published to the 'Data' tab of each... more

ST3 offers update - Thursday 24 May

The ST3 re-offers process has caused anxiety for many, and we have been heartened to see the way we have come together as a community to support one another. All trainees who were offered a... more

ST3 offers update - Friday 18 May

The third iteration of offers has now been made, and we know that most people have received the same offer, or a better offer, when compared to the original offers process. However, for... more

ST3 offers update - Tuesday 15 May

The second iteration of offers was released as planned today (Tuesday 15 May). Many people received an offer in the first iteration, and many more have received upgraded or new offers in the... more

ST3 re-offers commencing

We apologise for the continuing upset and disruption this situation is causing for those trainees affected. This afternoon, the first iteration of offers were released. The second will... more

ST3 offers update

The first iteration of offers was released as planned on Thursday 10 May. We are on track with our published timetable and the second iteration of offers will go out on Tuesday 15 May.... more

Revised scores and ranks now available

Following our previous communications, we can confirm that revised scores and ranks have been been released to the Oriel website and candidates in competition for offers have been emailed... more

Latest update on re-ranking of ST3 applications

We are committed to providing regular updates about the re-running of ST3 offers and below is the text of an email sent to candidates this afternoon. Previous updates are available on... more

Update on the re-running of the ST3 offers process

Further to the message yesterday regarding the necessity to re-run the offers for ST3 medical specialties, RCP president Professor Jane Dacre and RCP registrar Dr Andrew Goddard have... more

ST3 re-offers FAQs published

Frequently Asked Questions about the re-running of ST3 offers have been published to the Document Library of the website and can be directly access at the following link:... more

Changes to rules for demonstrating core competence in 2018 recruitment

There are a few changes to the rules for demonstrating core competence which will affect candidates: completing core medical training (CMT) more than three years prior to the advertised... more

Developments in medical training

A new internal medicine (IM) curriculum has been developed in response to Shape of Training and other drivers. The IM stage 1 curriculum has been submitted to the GMC and an approval... more

Latest update on re-running ST3 offers

We are committed to providing regular updates about the re-running of ST3 offers and below is the text of an email sent to candidates this afternoon. Previous updates are available on our... more

Major issue with ST3 2018 R1 process - offers to be re-run

RCP president Professor Jane Dacre and RCP registrar Dr Andrew Goddard have apologised to candidates for an error in the ST3 recruitment process. Professor Dacre and Dr Goddard wrote to all... more

Update on offers - existing preferences to be used so offers can start on 10 May

Further to recent messages regarding the necessity to re-run the offers for ST3 medical specialties, RCP president Professor Jane Dacre and RCP registrar Dr Andrew Goddard have emailed... more