ST1 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Overview

Welcome to National ST1 Obstetrics & Gynaecology Training Recruitment 



Health Education England formally transferred the responsibility for national recruitment to Obstetrics & Gynaecology at ST1 level from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists to Health Education North West with effect from the August 2017 intake.


This means that all ST1 Obstetrics & Gynaecology posts in England, Scotland and Wales starting from August 2017 onwards will be recruited to by the processes outlined in the subsequent tabs.  Northern Ireland will operate its own recruitment process for ST1 O&G.

The application process consists of

  • Standardised longlisting process
  • Multi Specialty Recruitment Assessment 
  • Online Interview


The next round of ST1 Recruitment (Round 1) for posts commencing from August 2021 will open for application at 10am UK time on Thursday 5th November 2020 and will close at 4pm UK time on Tuesday 1st December 2020. 

Applications must be made via New Oriel (a link to the applicant portal is provided below). Applications must be submitted by the above deadline. Late applications will not be accepted


Please read the applicants’ guide in full before applying, this can be found under the Current Round tab.

Application Portal (please click logo to access webpage)



Last Reviewed 15th October 2020