The Special Circumstances process allows some applicants to apply to be pre-allocated to a Foundation School on the grounds of Special Circumstances.
Those eligible may include doctors who:
- are the primary carer for a close relative
- are a parent or legal guardian for a child or children for whom you have significant caring responsibilities
- have a medical condition for which ongoing follow up in a specified location is an absolute requirement
- have or a unique circumstance
You can apply to your medical school (UKFPO for eligibility applicants) for pre-allocation on the grounds of special circumstances.