Throughout this website and all accompanying documentation, we will refer to all bodies across the UK to which candidates apply for places on IMT programmes as regions. This is for simplicity because there is variation in the terms for these organisations.

In this section you can find summary information about each region as well as links to more detailed information.


Postgraduate medical training in England is overseen by NHS England (NHSE). There are a number of  local teams within NHSE which correspond to regions of the country. This section of the website has a page for English regions with summary information about each. 

Devolved nations

Outside of England, the following bodies are responsible for medical education and training: