If you’re considering or have already decided not to proceed directly into higher specialty training after CMT or IMT there are a number of things you need to do in order to be able to come back into a training programme as and when you decide to do so.

The guidance for doctors in training considering taking time out of training after CMT or IMT is now on the JRCPTB website - https://www.jrcptb.org.uk/taking-time-out-after-core-medical-training.