Specialty Training Opportunities in the UK

Before making the decision of starting your road to the UK, fair knowledge about the scope in your chosen specialty MUST be obtained in order to allow for better planning and preparation. And that's why, every year, competition ratios, acceptance and fill rates to give us an idea of what we can expect.

How to understand the training pathway?

The first thing you need to understand is if your specialty is run-through or uncoupled. Now what does that mean?

If it's run-through:

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hashi
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hashi

Thank you Ibrahim,
is the ratio displays only round 1 or both 1 and 2?

Munir
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Munir

Thanks Dr. Ibrahim. Can you please give an idea about the way to pursue career in intensive care medicine in the UK after having completed MRCP?

Omar
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Omar

Thanks a lot Dr Ibrahim, it is really helpful ! I was wondering if you could show us some specialties that usually still available in round 2 (I was thinking of ST1 in Neurology) . If you have a list of ST1 round 2 specialties or official links for the… Read more »

Dssdss
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Dssdss

https://heeoe.hee.nhs.uk/recruitment/urology-st3-r2-2018
Hello I checked this link and it mentions 3 urology ST3 posts in round 2,I was quite surprised to see such a competitive speciality in round 2,can you please open and check if it’s authentic or I have misunderstood
Thanks a lot
Keep up the amazing posts!

M K
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M K

May I ask?
Is someone already sponsored by the Oriel (just finished his CMT) exempted from the rlmt?
If he applied in round 1, does he have to wait for clearing?

Dssdss
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Thanks a lot for your answer.

abod taraze
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abod taraze

Hi
I read that an IMG can apply to round 1 directly if he got the required VISA, CAN someone elaborate more on this , what is this special VISA and how can we get it?

Nik
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Nik

Is there a specialty called surgical oncology , I mean as ST3??

Nafil
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Nafil

orthopedic surgery and gen & vascular surgery competition ratios has not been mentioned?? do we have to complete core surgical training or is it a runthrough?? thankyou sir!!!!

Dr vinayak Venugopal
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Dr vinayak Venugopal

Hi Ibrahim, I am a orthopedics trainee from India,finishing my MS in trauma and orthopedics.I would like to further my training in UK, n seek a career in UK .What are my possibilities of being successful and how should I go about it? Thanks in advance

Maymuna Suleman
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Maymuna Suleman

hello Dr
thank you for your effort
any idea about how competitive is neurology training program is?
ratio to the applicants .plz

Dr.Faisal
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Dr.Faisal

is there is any chance of getting into cardiology training

Woelan Magriet
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Woelan Magriet

Hello Ibrahim, I’m interested in Clinical Radiology. But as I have already got some experrienced in ultrasound since 2009, will this be a hindrance to apply for ST1 Clinical Radiology? For GMC registration, what the best route I should take as I guess I’m too senior for PLAB route. Any… Read more »

manish patel
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manish patel

Hi sir , could you tell me what are the criteria for getting into surgical field as I have now completed my internship

Danyal Mohammed
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Danyal Mohammed

Hello there,
Please can you help me and clear it for me, after finishing palb exam and start working in UK we should do fy1 and fy2 then start choosing specialities? Or we can immediately start it with no fy1 and fy2.
Thank you

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