NTN Grid interview information

Find out the indicative interview dates for sub-specialty training (NTN grid), and how you'll need to prepare.

Interview dates by sub-specialty

Candidates must attend interviews on the below dates and in person, and not by telephone or videoconference. These dates are subject to change.

 Clinical Pharmacology   23 November 2017
 Community Child Health  20-22 November 2017
 Diabetes and Endocrinology   30 November 2017
 Emergency Medicine   29-30 November 2017
 Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition   30 November 2017
 Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Allergy   30 November 2017
 Intensive Care Medicine   27-28 November 2017
 Neonatal Medicine   27-29 November 2017
 Nephrology   28 November 2017
 Neurodisability   28-29 November 2017
 Neurology   28-29 November 2017 
 Oncology   23 November 2017
 Palliative Medicine   23 November 2017
 Respiratory Medicine   22-23 November 2017
 Rheumatology   23 November 2017

All interviews are held at RCPCH London office, unless otherwise specified in the letter you receive. 

Documentation you need to bring

RCPCH trainees

  • Original and photocopy (x1 copy) of proof of identity e.g. passport or driving licence. Copies of passports must include front cover, name/signature page, photograph page
  • Copy of your most recent ARCP assessment, printed off from ePortfolio (x1 copy)
  • Copy of your confirmation of eligibility form.
  • Where applicable copies of approval for previous sub-specialty training completed e.g. email from relevant CSAC (x1 copy)

EEA/RCOA applicants:

  • Passport sized photo with name and GMC number, if applicable printed on back (x1 photo)
  • Original and photocopy (x1 copy) of proof of identity e.g. passport or other photographic ID. Copies of passports must include front cover, name/signature page, photograph page
  • Original and photocopy (x1 copy) of evidence of immigration status if not UK/EEA citizen e.g. visa date stamped within passport and letter from the UK Borders agency detailing visa granted.
  • Original and photocopy (x1 copy) of proof of address (e.g. bank statement, utility bill, driver’s license)
  • Print off of your current GMC registration details from the GMC website (x1 copy)
  • Original and photocopy (x1 copy) of all qualifications listed on application form – this must include primary medical degree, MRCPCH qualification and any further postgraduate qualifications achieved.
  • Copies (and originals where available/applicable) of evidence of competencies cited on application form e.g. this should include a copy of your most recent ARCP assessment (x1 copy)
  • Where applicable copies of approval for previous sub-specialty training completed e.g. email from relevant CSAC (x1 copy)
  • 3x Clinical References in sealed envelopes. It is the applicant's responsibility to send the structured reference form to their 3 clinical referee's and to bring these to interview.

Please note that each sub-speciality may request for you to bring additional information to interview. This will be confirmed on the interview invitation

Contact

If you have any queries please email ntn.grid@rcpch.ac.uk.