The UK Foundation Programme Office (UKFPO) organise and run the national application system. Oriel has been used for National Speciality Recruitment for a few years now.
Application is accessed via the UKFPO’s website www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk. It is also a valuable source of information for all things Foundation. Important notes about the application process:
All applicants are asked to rank the 21 UoAs in order of preference.
YHFS run a "Group matching scheme". Once you have been allocated to your UoA, you will then be asked to preference one of the three schools in HEE YH:
Once you have been allocated to a "Group" you will be asked to rank the programmes in this Group in order of preference. These are two year linked programmes so you will know where you will be based for the two years of your Foundation Programme.
Programmes and specialities are always subject to change for a variety of reasons.
For key dates see the Applicants Handbook available on the Resource Bank page of the UKFPO website.
For FAQs, please see our new FAQ section.
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