ST3 recruitment website

Third year specialty training (ST3)

On behalf of JRCPTB, the RCP specialty recruitment office (RCP-SRO) will be managing a national process of application and recruitment to ST3 posts in 19 specialties across all deaneries/LETBs in England, Scotland and Wales in 2014.


The 19 specialties participating in coordinated ST3 recruitment in 2014 are:

  • acute internal medicine (AIM)
  • allergy
  • cardiology
  • clinical pharmacology & therapeutics (CPT)
  • dermatology
  • endocrinology & diabetes mellitus
  • gastroenterology
  • genitourinary medicine (GUM)
  • geriatric medicine
  • haematology
  • immunology
  • infectious diseases (ID)
  • medical ophthalmology
  • neurology
  • palliative medicine
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • renal medicine
  • respiratory medicine
  • rheumatology.

2014 ST3 recruitment

Round 1

Applications for the first round of recruitment to 2014 ST3 posts (with start dates between August and December 2014, inclusive) are no longer being accepted - the deadline for submission was 5pm (UK time) on Wednesday 5 March 2014.

Interviews will be held during March, April and May 2014, with offers made as and when assessments are completed and verified.

For full details on the ST3 recruitment timeline, please visit the recruitment timeline page of the ST3 recruitment website.

Round 2

A second round of recruitment to ST3 posts (catering for ST3 posts with start dates between October 2014 and March 2015, inclusive) will be held later this year; this will likely open in August/September 2014. Please check the ST3 recruitment website nearer the time for details of a full timeline.

Further information

For information on applying to ST3, plus details of eligibility criteria, participating deaneries/LETBs and specialties, the application form, interviews, offersFAQs, and all other ST3 recruitment information, please visit the ST3 recruitment website.

RCP specialty recruitment office helpdesk

In addition, you can email the ST3 recruitment office at for advice on any aspect of ST3 recruitment.