National Urology ST3 Recruitment


The national Recruitment Office for ST3 Urology is Health Education England - Yorkshire and the Humber. All posts have the required educational and Dean's approval. 

Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber is co-ordinating national recruitment for vacancies in Urology ST3 and LAT posts across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.  Applications open at 10am on the 26th November and the closing date is 4pm on the 17th December 2020.  All interviews will be held online on Microsoft Teams, (subject to change) ,a round 2 is not expected in 2021.  Applicants submit one application electronically for all vacancies via the Oriel recruitment portal.

In order to assess your suitability for Urology ST3 please refer to the national Person Specifications on the Specialty Training website.

Further sources of information


New Immigration Ruling: 

With effect from 6 October 2019, all medical practitioners are on the Shortage Occupation List.  This means that all applicants will be exempt from the RLMT; there will be no restriction on their appointment. 


Important Information

For information and FAQ’s about how COVID-19 is affecting Medical and Dental recruitment, please see the information available on the specialty training website.

On 22 October 2020, The MDRS senior team held a webinar to address questions from candidates applying to all specialties in 2021 as well as offering guidance and advice. We recommend all candidates watch this in addition to reading the guidance. Please do note that the information was correct at the time of it being presented. The webinar can be found here.


For information about the posts in each region please follow the links below to view the Local Office / Deanery websites:


A breakdown of NTN vacancies will be displayed below when available

We currently expect there to be no English LAT vacancies in 2021.


PLEASE NOTE:- The number of preferences a candidate receives in Oriel may be different to the number of vacancies. This is because some Preferences will have more than 1 vacancy.



All preference are to be confirmed and will be published when available.


Local Office / Deanery

ST3 Vacancies  

LAT Vacancies  

 HEE East Midlands TBC NA
 HEE East of England 0-4 NA
 HEE North East 0-3 NA
 HEE North West (North West) 0-3 NA
 HEE North West (Mersey) 0-1 NA
 NHS Education for Scotland 1 1
 HEE South West TBC NA
 LaSE London Recruitment TBC NA
 LaSE HEE Kent, Surrey & Sussex TBC NA
 HEE Thames Valley TBC NA
 HEE Wessex 1-5 NA
 HEE West Midlands TBC NA
 HEE Yorkshire and the Humber 5-6 NA
 Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Training Agency   0 TBC
 Wales Deanery TBC TBC

 NA - Not applicable

 TBC- To be confirmed

 All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change

Recruitment Timeline

The recruitment process for National Urology ST3 2021 will follow the timeline below:



Applications Open  26th November 2020, 10am
Application Deadline  17th December 2020, 4pm
Longlisting  TBC
Shortlisting  N/A
Interviews  11th and 12th March
Initial Offers Released by            By 5th May 2021, 5pm
Holding Deadline  11th May 2021, 1pm
Upgrade Deadline  12th May 2021, 4pm

NB All dates and times are indicative and subject to change. 

Additional Information