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Situational judgment test is scrapped under new system for allocating foundation training places

BMJ 2023; 381 doi: (Published 02 June 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;381:p1269
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The way medical students are allocated to foundation training places in the UK will undergo a major change this year, NHS England has announced.

The system that determines where in the UK medical graduates complete two years of foundation training will be based on a ranking generated through the Oriel computer system. Medical graduates also will no longer need to sit the situational judgment test (SJT).

The changes will be applied across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland for the 2024 foundation programme …

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