The Intensive Care Medicine National Recruitment Office (ICMNRO) at Health Education England working across the West Midlands is the responsible organisation for coordinating ST3 recruitment to Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) specialty training posts within the NHS.

This responsibility is carried out on behalf of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Recruitment to ICM training programmes is conducted once a year, for August commencement.


  • Please refer to the relevant Person Specification for eligibility criteria and read the immigration statement in the 2022 Specialty Training Applicant Handbook which will apply to doctors considering entry to programmes in this round of recruitment.


  • The Applicant Guide is contained in the downloads section. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with all the information contained within before applying for a post.


  • Applicant FAQ's are also available in the downloads section. If you cannot find an immediate answer to your query in the FAQs we suggest looking in the Applicant Guide. If you still require assistance after referring to this please contact ICMNRO using the contact us page.


  • Various other documentation contained in the downloads section.

Applications will be invited from 10am (UK time) on Thursday 18th November 2021 via the Oriel recruitment portal.

All ICM specialty training posts throughout the the UK will be recruited through the national process run by the ICMNRO.

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