Widening Access to Specialty Training (WAST)

Positions are now available for doctors to work and train in England. A new 12-month program, combining general practice and psychiatry, could help you develop the skills and competences to apply to the specialty training program upon completion. So what are you hoping to expect?

  • Live in vibrant cities or beautiful rural locations
  • Train in different settings including hospitals or the community
  • Starting salary of over £30,000

What is WAST?

The Widening Access to Specialty Training (WAST) scheme is a 12-month program based in . . .

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abdullah omor
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abdullah omor

I want to know about the difference between working in Bangladesh amd UK asdoctor

auds
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auds

1. if I apply for WAST can I provide evidence of passing PLAB 2 after May 1st(but before August) so I can apply for the August date? 2.after completing 12 months in the WAST program can I apply for IMT or is WAST only for those interested in GP and… Read more »

mustafanr
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mustafanr

Hi, thanks for the information I noted that this program finishes in one year so If I did not get selected into any training speciality (other than GP) near the end of my WAST year what would happen?

mcaraya
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mcaraya

Hello! Do they open WAST applications twice a year? Thank you

sidbarnawal
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sidbarnawal

In wast, i have heard that they open recruitment for other specialities like internal medicine also in different session. Is that true?

gladysdianne
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gladysdianne

I was wondering if you have any idea with regards to the process of interview? How does it differ from the FY2 post? Thank you so much!

Jayvardhan
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Jayvardhan

How will WAST help me in getting into CST ? As mentioned in your other post…
It will help get me deanery-sponsored Tier 2 visa ?

jokose
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jokose

Is it late to apply for the WAST program now?

Naveen2705
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Naveen2705

Is WAST good option for me if i have just cleared plab-2,have a few months of basic experience in Psychiatry and plan to take Psych up in the future?How does the psych training work in wast?Any details would be highly appreciated.

Mehak Malhotra
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Mehak Malhotra

Can I apply to WAST if I have only internship under my belt? And can I include my internship in the section on employment? And under which category does it come?

Mehak Malhotra
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Mehak Malhotra

In the WAST application form, if I have included my internship in the employment history (during which i worked in 10 different specialities), what should i fill in the category of ‘speciality/subspeciality’? and what is the post type?

Mahjabin Diba
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Mahjabin Diba

Can I apply in WAST post as my first job in NHS?

Tianlee
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Tianlee

Do i need to provide evidence of my ielts or oet?

auds
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auds

I’m currently debating between GP and medicine…if I were to join the Feb 2020 round, I would finish in Feb 2021 and the start date for IMT is in August 2021 which would leave me with a gap of 6 months. My question is visa related, if I were to… Read more »

Praveen Kumar
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Praveen Kumar

Can I apply for WAST before sitting for PLAB 2?

JEEWA VENGADASALAM
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JEEWA VENGADASALAM

If I have a 1 yr internship and 2 years postgraduate clinical experience outside UK , would I be disqualified for WAST?
WAST states not more than 2 years postgraduate but it is not stated whether in UK or not.

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