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Annual Leave and Pay

Your annual leave depends on the number of years you have worked for the NHS and so will involve a review of your work history by the Lead Employer at the recruitment stage.

Further advice on what you can expect for pay and annual leave can be found at:

Medical registrars:

Non-medical registrars:

Health Education England Gold Guide

A very useful reference guide for all governance issues related to GMC approved training programmes in the UK.

This eighth edition of A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Foundation and Specialty Training in the UK (also known as the Gold Guide) sets out the arrangements agreed by the four UK health departments for specialty training programmes. It is maintained by the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD) on behalf of the four UK health departments:  


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