Now that you've finished medical school, it's time to begin your career as a junior doctor. Foundation training is the first step along the postgraduate training pathway, and will last for two years. During F1, you will be referred to as a House Officer, and as you enter F2, you will become a Senior House Officer.
The Foundation Programme is the first step in junior doctor training, following immediately after graduation from medical school, and generally including six rotations through different clinical, medical, and surgical specialities. For the examinations potential applicants are required to take, please visit our exam section.
The Foundation Programme takes two years to complete, and covers a wide variety of specialities:
F1, or the First Foundation Year, will include general Surgical specialities, and general Medical specialities;