Special Circumstances

A small number of students have significant special circumstances that entitle them to provisional pre-allocation to a particular Foundation School. Applicants may self refer or be referred by their Medical School.

The Applicant Handbook has been designed to answer all your questions about the national application process for both the Foundation Programme and the Academic Foundation Programme commencing in August 2021. The handbook also explains how to access the online application system (Oriel) and what information you need to provide to support your application.

By following this link you will be taken to all the information and guidance relating to the Special Circumstance process. https://foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/resources/2-year-foundation-programme-documents/