A Junior Doctor’s Role in the NHS

A Junior Doctor’s Role in the NHS

When you think of where you'll start in the NHS, your exact role and position can be confusing to understand. What will you be expected to know or do? Who can you rely on for help? What is the best way to learn while in your post? Let's discuss the role of a junior doctor in the NHS.

The Hierarchy

First and foremost you should understand where you stand in the thick of a junior doctor's rota and schedule. The basic breakdown is as follows:

  • FY1 (Foundation Year 1)
  • FY2 (Foundation Year 2)
  • CT1 (Core Trainee 1)
  • CT2 (Core Trainee 2)

CT1/2 have now been replaced by IMT1/2/3 (Internal Medicine Trainee), but for the sake of what terms are currently used, this is what we will mention here. Essentially, the lowest on the totem pole is FY1, someone who, under the UKFPO, is on provisional registration, and is just starting out in a medical role in the NHS. This . . .

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Siddharth Parashar

How one gets into ct1? Is there any exam or interview?

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Great job,very informative…..thank you very much

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