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Form R


Please note that you are now able to submit your Form R via TIS self-service (TSS)

You will need to set up an account in TSS

Sign up process

1. Navigate to https://trainee.tis-selfservice.nhs.uk

2. Sign up using the email address you have previously notified to HEE

The following guidance provides additional information.

TIS self-service guide


New starters must familiarise themselves with the HEE Privacy Notice and the Conditions of joining a specialty training programme document


To type directly onto the PDF form:

  • download the PDF
  • click on the pen symbol on the top right hand side
  • double click in the box you want to type in
  • complete and save 

You may receive an error message if using Chrome. If so, please re-open the website using Internet Explorer, or follow the instructions below:

  • Right click on the form link
  • Choose save link as (chrome) 
  • Locate the document where you have saved it
  • Right click the document and choose to open in Adobe Reader


Once completed, please save a copy of your Form R in your e-portfolio and email a signed copy of the Conditions of Joining a Specialty Training Programme form to the relevant specialty school:

Specialty School Email Inbox
ACCS accsem.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Anaesthesia anaesthesia.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Emergency Medicine accsem.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Intensive Care Medicine icm.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Medicine medicine.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Obstetrics and Gynaecology obsgyn.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Ophthalmology ophthalmology.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Paediatrics paediatrics.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Pathology pathology.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Public Health PublicHealthNW@hee.nhs.uk
Psychiatry psychiatry.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Radiology radiology.nw@hee.nhs.uk
Surgery surgery.nw@hee.nhs.uk