Please note, for all specialties you are only able to apply for deferral for statutory reasons, i.e. personal long term ill health (which you will need to provide a medical certificate of) or maternity/paternity/adoption leave in line with the Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK (The Gold Guide, 7th Ed.). No other deferral requests will be accepted. 



The deferral window is below:


Upgrades on offers will be finished – now closed for August 2022 starts

GP team to contact trainees who have accepted a placement and those wish to defer – now closed for August 2022 starts

Deadline for trainees to re-confirm they wish to defer and to provide information – now closed for August 2022 starts