ST3 Palliative Medicine Recruitment At A Glance

Welcome to ST3 Palliative Medicine Recruitment at the North Western Deanery

Please scroll down the page or click on one of the links below to find out about ST3 Palliative Medicine recruitment and training in the North Western Deanery.


Recruitment Information | Recruitment Timetable | Programme Information | Employment Information

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Recruitment Information

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)

ST3 Palliative Medicine

Anticipated Number of Vacancies

1 x LAT (12 months)

Fill Rate

See Round 2 fill rate on

Recruitment Round

Round 2, 2015

Type of Recruitment

National - coordinated by the Royal College of Physicians

Qualifications & Professional Registration Required

Click here for the 2015 person specifications

Eligibility Criteria Please see here

Anticipated Start Date

August 2015

Competition Ratios

Refer to lead recruiters website

Contact Us

Pennine Recruitment Helpdesk 0161 604 5553

Application Process

National - see for more information 

Online Recruitment Portal

Recruitment Timetable



Advert appears

Wednesday 11th February 2015 

Apply from

 From 10am UK time on Tuesday 17th February 2015

Closing Date

 At 4pm UK time on Wednesday 11th March 2015



Invitations to Interview expected

 March, April or May 2015 depending on interview date(s)

Interview Date(s)

Between 23rd March and 13th May 2015 

Interview Location

Refer to lead recruiter’s website 

What to bring to interview

Refer to lead recruiter’s website 

Interview Expense Claim Forms

Expenses should be claimed from the lead recruiter. 

Offers from

By no later than Thursday 14th May 2015 

Programme Information

Programme Details

Click here for Programme details & Job Description. The Royal College's Curriculum can be accessed here.

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

See Programme details

Training Locations

Training will be located at the following locations, including:

  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (The Christie, Wigan and Leigh Hospice)
  • Salford PCT (St. Anne's Hospice)
  • Stockport PCT (St. Anne's Hospice)
  • Bolton PCT (Bolton Hospice)
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Salford Royal)
  • Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust (Stepping Hill Hospital Mental Health Services)
  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Trinity Hospice)
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Royal Preston Hospital, St. Catherine's Hospice, St. John's Hospice, Lancaster)
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (Royal Blackburn Hospital, Burnley General Hospital)

Anticipated Duration of Programme

ST3: Usually 4 years

LAT: No less than 3 months

Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression)


LAT (Locum Appointment for Training): A period of training in the above specialty

See Gold Guide for further information

Expected Rotation Information

Will be provided in due course

Sample Rotation

Will be provided in due course

GMC Trainees' Survey link

2011 Palliative Medicine Trainees in the North Western Deanery

Employment Information


Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Salary Scale / Basic Pay

Refer to latest NHS Employers' M&D Pay Circular (Specialty Registrar - Full)

National Terms & Conditions

Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service

Travel and relocation expenses policy

Refer to paragraphs 277 - 308 in the Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service.

For Relocation Expenses, also see Pennine Lead Employer Policies' page

Other Policies & Guidance

Click here for Lead Employer policies.

Click here for Deanery policies.

Last reviewed: 3rd March 2015