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Doctors in Training
Study Leave

F1, F2, ST1-8, CT 1-3, IMT1-3, DCT,

GPST1-3

Senior Study Leave

Consultants, Trust Doctors, 

NTG, SAS Doctors, Clinical Fellows

Entitlement (including Eligibility and Exclusions)

Grade  Time Allowance  Financial Allowance 
FY1 Trainees No study leave entitlement. Note: Foundation Doctors on a two year programme may use up to 5 days of their F2 study leave allowance for tasters and career planning as described in the Foundation School study leave guidelines. No entitlement
FY2 Trainees Up to 10 days per annum, from appointment of start date. Year runs in line with training year plus 1 exam day. In line with HEE criteria
GPST1 / GPST2 / GPST3 10 days per rotation.

In line with HEE criteria
IMT1 / IMT2 / CMT1 / CMT2 / DCT1 / DCT2 30 days per annum; a maximum of 3 exams may be taken plus a maximum of 5 private study days prior to each exam (a total 15 days private study leave may be taken). In line with HEE criteria
ST1-ST8 30 days per annum; a maximum of 3 exams may be taken plus a maximum of 5 private study days prior to each exam (a total 15 days private study leave may be taken). In line with HEE criteria
Less Than Full Time Pro-Rata In line with HEE criteria