The eligibility criteria relate to certain changes in personal circumstances. ‘An unforeseen, significant change in circumstances’ should relate to:

o personal disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010 or

o primary carer responsibilities or

o parental/guardian responsibilities or

o a committed relationship


At the point of application, you must either have accepted an offer of training or already commenced in a training post and have at least 12 months remaining at the point of transfer.


Other criteria and supporting document requirements must also be fulfilled. For full details on the eligibility criteria, please read the Trainee Guide to IDT which can be found in the resource bank on the Specialty Training Website: https://specialtytraining.hee.nhs.uk/Resources-Bank


It should be noted that the National IDT process cannot facilitate transfers for trainees who wish to move for training or career purposes.