Core Training in Psychiatry

Core Training in Psychiatry
February 2020 Intake - Round 2

The application window will open on Tuesday 30th July 2019 till Thursday 15th August 2019

  • There will be around 40 jobs across the country.

  • Foundation competences required

  • 24 months total post grad experience in any speciality required by the starting date of the post. Not at the time of application.

  • SRA exam to be taken as well.

  • Previous experience in Psychiatry = not required.

  • Interview stage will include a portfolio station & clinical scenario.

  • Well organised paper portfolio indicating your interest in Psychiatry as a speciality will help a lot in securing the job.

  • Clinical scenario is around communications skills & nothing above what you already did for PLAB.

If you are interested, start preparing your portfolio from now.
Audit, research projects
Evidence of training activities - CPDs
Courses, conferences
Work place based assessments

Psychiatry core training remains in shortage occupation list, so no RLMT. As this is second round, the main bulk of doctors have already secured jobs, so this is very much open to IMGs in every way.