ST3 Obstetrics and Gynaecology Overview

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Welcome to National ST3 Obstetrics & Gynaecology Training Recruitment 



***8 July 2020***

Please note that as all the Autumn 2020 interviews will now take place online, interviewees will no longer be required to create a physical portfolio, as detailed in the Applicant's Guide. Interviewees will now only attend one panel, not multiple stations and all questions will be asked by the same interviewers. The Self-Assessment stage will now take place prior to the interviews. Candidates will be notified by email of the steps they need to follow to upload the evidence.


*** 25 June 2020***


Please see the new REVISED timetable in the current round section of this website


***1st April 2020***

Please see the above letter published by RCOG in relation to the ST3 O&G interviews:


***18th March 2020***


Please see the following links for the latest on the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on specialty recruitment:

We can confirm that the interviews for ST1 and ST3 Obstetrics & Gynaecology taking place between Tuesday 21st – Friday 24th April 2020 at the Etihad Stadium have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Further information about next steps will hopefully be available by end of week commencing 23rd March 2020. We will contact all affected applicants via Oriel message and by email.


Health Education England formally transferred the responsibility for national recruitment to Obstetrics & Gynaecology at ST3 level from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists to Health Education North West with effect from the 1st December 2017.

All ST3 Obstetrics & Gynaecology posts in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be recruited to by the processes outlined below. The anticipated outcome of the training programme, subject to satisfactory progression, will depend on your experience and training to date. The anticipated outcome of the training programme, subject to satisfactory progression, is CCT or CESR (CP).


Adverts for the next round of ST3 Obstetrics & Gynaecology recruitment for the August 2020 intake will appear on Tuesday 21 January 2020.  Applications open at 10am on Wednesday 29 January 2020 and close at 4pm on Wednesday 19 February 2020.  No late applications will be considered.


You must apply via Oriel.

Please read the applicants’ guide in full before applying, which can be found in the Current Round Tab


Application Portal (please click logo to access webpage)

Last Reviewed: 08/07/2020