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Inter Foundation School Transfer

Looking for Inter Regional Transfer or Inter Deanery Transfer?


The UKFPO has introduced a new Inter-Foundation School Transfer (IFST) process for 2019/2020. This will be a centralised process for F1s who are currently part of a 2-year Foundation Programme, but require to move to another location for F2. The process has been designed to support transfers across Schools in cases where individual circumstances have changed since initial allocation. More details can be found on the UKFPO website. There are certain criteria that must be met for an IFST. Transfers will only be allowed if circumstances have changed.


Transfers within the Scottish Foundation School

Intra-School transfers (within Scotland) will still be considered in exceptional circumstances. Please contact sfas@nes.scot.nhs.uk and we will be happy to discuss. All applications must be approved and signed by your local Foundation Programme Director (FPD), Consortium Lead or Associate Postgraduate Dean. Applications may be submitted at any time.