Workforce, training and education
Yorkshire and Humber

Allocation to YHFS Foundation Programmes

Yorkshire & the Humber Foundation School (YHFS) follows the National Process and timeline set out by the UK Foundation Programme Office (UKFPO). For further information, details of the timeline and a copy of the applicant’s handbook please visit the UKFPO website.

YHFS is one Unit of Application (UoA), but we use a group matching process to allocate applicants to locality schemes, before they rank their individual programmes. 

  • East Yorkshire – Grimsby & Scunthorpe, Hull, Scarborough, York 
  • South Yorkshire – Doncaster & Bassetlaw, Rotherham, Barnsley, Sheffield 
  • West Yorkshire – Airedale, Bradford, Calderdale & Huddersfield, Harrogate, Leeds, Mid Yorks (Dewsbury & Pinderfields) 

If you are successful in your application to YHFS, you will then preference your choice of locality scheme and programmes as per the timetable below: 

National FP Recruitment dates can be found on the UKFPO website. Please make sure you check these dates. If you dont preference groups or programmes, you may be allocated to a programme you dont want.

1 and F2 jobs are linked.  This means that when you list your programme preferences, you will know the F1 and F2 posts and hospitals in each programme.

There are no interviews for the allocation of Foundation Programme trainees.

Whilst the post speciality/placements are correct at the point of upload to the Oriel system, please note that posts may be subject to change depending on the employing Trust circumstances. Whilst both your employer and HEE will endeavour to provide you with as much notice of any changes, please note this is not always possible.

For more information regarding the FPP vacancy please see here.

For more information regarding the SFP vacancy please see here.