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


You must also have been on a training programme for at least 9 months at the point of application 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 here: http://specialtytraining.hee.nhs.uk/nationalIDT


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