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Foundation school

We are delighted that you are considering applying to the Northern Foundation School. 


For key dates and how to apply visit the foundation programme section. If you have any further queries please contact Kerry Ferguson

About foundation training

Like taking the stabilisers off a bike or the armbands off in the pool, every doctor has to have their first job out of medical school. Embracing that first taste of responsibility and decision making and tackling each new challenge with passion is the route to becoming a great medic.  Choosing the right foundation school is one of the most important career decisions you’ll ever make as this formative training can become the cornerstone of your future medical career.

At the northern foundation school we are consistently proven to deliver excellence in postgraduate medical training and career development. Our aim is to produce doctors who are well equipped with the necessary competencies to progress to post foundation training.

If you are successful in getiing a training place with us, you will be offered a two year contract at one of our nine acute trusts. You will then work through a series of structured rotations in a variety of different settings. We have a strong track record in offering a balance of experiences to enable you to meet the curriculum, which includes the possibility of community and innovative specialties.

Start your medical career in the best possible way…with us.

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