Applying for Neurosurgery Training

Applying for UK Neurosurgery Specialty Training

There will be no face to face interviews in 2021, all interviews will be carried out remotely (dependant on future COVID developments/restrictions).  The interview process for national neurosurgery is currently being finalised and will be confirmed on here ASAP.

National Neurosurgery will be recruiting  to ST1 and ST2 level only in 2021. There will be no longer any recruiting to ST3 level.  For eligibility please refer to the 2021 person specifications which will be released later this month

A Multi-Specialty Recruitment Assessment will remain in the 2021 process


The recruitment process for Neurosurgery will follow the timeline below:



Applications Open Thursday 5th November 2020 @ 10am
Application Deadline Tuesday 1st December 2020 @ 4pm
Shortlisting TBC
Interview Invites Released  TBC
Interviews  TBC
Initial Offers Released by Monday 8th March 2021 @ 1pm
Holding Deadline Friday 12th March 2021@ 1pm
Upgrade Deadline Friday 19th March 2021 @ 4pm
Hierarchal Deadline Wenesday 24th March 2021 @ 4pm

For further information check