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Study Leave


Junior Study Leave

F2, ST 1-8, CT 1, 2 & 3, 

GPST 1 & 2



Senior Study Leave

Consultants, Trust Doctors, 

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 in F1 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.
GPST1/2s 10 days per rotation.


GPST3s Doctors all study leave is via the Deanery.
Core Trainees 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).
Specialty Trainee Doctors 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).  
     
Consultants 30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum. £1000 per annum
SAS Doctors 30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum.  £1000 per annum 
Physician Associates  30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum.  £1000 per annum 
Clinical Fellows  30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum.  £1000 per annum 
Medical Training Initiative (MTI) Doctors 30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum.  £1000 per annum 
Trust Doctors in a non-training post  30 days over a three-year period; preferably 10 days per annum.  £1000 per annum