The Foundation Programme
Stand-Alone Recruitment

2017 Foundation Programme Vacancies (F1)

The UK Foundation Programme is a two-year work-based training programme intended to bridge the gap between medical school and specialty, or general practice, training.

We are looking to recruit UK and international doctors who hold, or are eligible to apply for, full registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) to join the UK Foundation Programme, starting from July/ August 2017.

These posts will give you an opportunity to gain further experience through a work based training programme supported by a local foundation school.

Applicant Guidance

Guidance and information for applicants to the 2017 Foundation Programme can be found below, you may also find it useful to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

F1 Recruitment 2017 - Applicant Guidance

How to apply

Applicants will be accepted through Oriel, the online application system.

Applications open: 09:00 GMT, Monday 27 February 2017.

Applications close: 12:00 GMT, Thursday 16 March 2017.


All applicants must apply on .

Further information about the F1 programme will be here:


If you have any queries regarding the recruitment for F1 Stand-alone programmes, please email


2017 Foundation Programme Vacancies (F2)

Recruitment to the one-year F2 Stand-alone programme will be carried out locally by each Foundation School. All applicants would be required to apply on .

Further information about the F2 programme will be here.

If you have any queries regarding the recruitment for F2 Stand-alone programmes, please contact the Foundation School directly. Digg Reddit Facebook Stumble Upon Follow UKFPO on Twitter