ST3 Respiratory Medicine Recruitment

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Welcome to ST3 Respiratory 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 Respiratory 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 Respiratory Medicine

Anticipated Number of Vacancies

4 x NTNs; 4 x LATs (12 months); 2 x LATs (6 months)

Fill Rate


Recruitment Round

Round 2, February 2015

Type of Recruitment

National - coordinated by the Royal College of Physicians

Qualifications & Professional Registration Required

Click here to access the 2015 person specifications

Eligibility Criteria Please see here

Anticipated Start Date

August 2015

Competition Ratios

See lead recruiter website

Contact Us

Pennine Recruitment Helpdesk 0161 604 5553

Application Process

National - see for more information

Online Recruitment Portal

Provisional 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. The Royal College's Curriculum can be accessed here.

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

Will be provided in due course.

Training Locations

Training locations include:

  • Royal Blackburn Hosptial and Burnley General Hospital, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Fairfield General Hospital, Bury; North Manchester General Hospital and Royal Oldham Hospital, Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Salford Royal, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Lancaster Infirmary, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
  • Manchester Royal Infimary and Trafford General Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wythenshawe Hospital, Unversity Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Anticipated Duration of Programme

Usually 5 years including GIM

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

See programme details

GMC Trainees' Survey link

2014 Respiratory 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: 10th April 2015