General Practice (GP) recruitment hub
Apply to become a GP, return to practice, or find out if you're right for the role
Welcome to the GP Specialty Training (ST1) pages.
The General Practice National Recruitment Office (GPNRO) coordinates the recruitment process for programmes in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
We help Health Education England (HEE) local offices and deaneries deliver a standard and robust recruitment and selection process that's reliable, valid and fair.
Important: Recruitment timeline
Round 1 of 2024 to 2025 recruitment closes on the 23 November 2023.
For more key dates, go to the recruitment timeline page.
All the steps you need to take as part of the application process
One career, endless opportunities: Find out if GP is right for you
A supported pathway to get overseas GPs working in NHS General Practice
A supported pathway for qualified GPs to return to NHS General Practice after an absence
Recruitment figures, impact data and best practice research
If you need to contact a GP recruitment representative for your region, use this following list to find the best means of contact.
If you require further assistance, please contact the GP National Recruitment Office (GPNRO) email.
East of England
Kent, Surrey and Sussex (LaSE)
Yorkshire and the Humber
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)
NHS Education Scotland
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency
Page last reviewed: 26 October 2023
Next review due: 1 September 2024