Processing Applications and Selection Centres


The longlisting process takes place after the application window closes (i.e. from 26th  June 2019 onwards) and is undertaken to check the eligibility of the applicants applying. As part of the longlisting process, you may be required to provide additional information/documentation to support your application. Please ensure that you closely monitor your email account and respond promptly to any requests as failure to respond by specified deadlines may result in your application being withdrawn from the recruitment process.

Multiple Mini Interview Invitation to selection centre

Once longlisting is complete, an email will be sent to all successfully longlisted applicants inviting them to an MMI selection centre. From this point all successful applicants will be able to book a selection centre slot online via Oriel on a first come first served basis.

IMPORTANT: The release of MMI selection centre slots will be staggered on the Oriel systems as follows*


MMI selection centre slots

17th  July 2019; 10:00am

  • Cardiff City Stadium (Cardiff)
  • HEE Office, Park House (Bristol)
  • Kassam Stadium (Oxford)

17th July 2019; 10:00am

  • Elland Road Stadium (Leeds)
  • King Power Stadium (Leicester)

18th July 2019; 10:00am

  • Ethihad Stadium (Manchester)

18th July 2019; 10:00am

  • Stewart House (London)

*Please note these dates are subject to change and will be confirmed in early July.
Greyed-out time slots indicate that the times have been booked by other applicants and are no longer available. All other slots shown can be booked.

You can change your selection time online up until the closing time for selection slot bookings (shown when you book a slot). To change your time slot, log in to your Oriel account and cancel your current booking. You will then be able to book another time slot.

IMPORTANT: the time you book onto your MMI selection centre includes your document checking time (further information on MMI interview documentation can be found in the applicant handbook). For example, if you book on an MMI selection centre slot of 11:00, this will include the 30 minutes it takes for you to have your documentation checked. 

If you arrive earlier than your booked time, please note that you may be turned away until this time. 
If you have requested reasonable adjustments, it may be necessary for you to be pre-allocated to a particular selection centre slot. In these instances, the PNRO will communicate with you directly.

Situational Judgement Test (SJT)/Numeracy Invitation to selection centre

All successfully longlisted applicants will also be invited to attend an SJT/numeracy assessment centre. These assessments will be taken at Pearson VUE Centres. 

Pearson VUE is a multinational publishing and education company who specialise in facilitating computer based tests, they have a large number of test centres within the United Kingdom and abroad. HEE currently use their centres for the recruitment of Dental Foundation Trainees and General Practice Trainees. 

The invitation to attend an SJT/numeracy assessment will be sent on 5th August 2019 (the booking window will close on 16th August 2019). The invitation will contain instruction on how to register and book a slot.
Once the email is received applicants will need to register and book an available appointment slot. Appointment slots are given on a first come first served basis. To register applicant will need to enter the following:

• First Name* 
• Surname *
• Oriel pin**

*The PNRO will email you these details as you have entered them on your Oriel account. 
** Every applicant is assigned an Oriel pin when they submit an application. The PNRO will email this information to all applicants. You can also find you Oriel pin by signing into your Oriel account. 

Booking a Pearson VUE centre when you require reasonable adjustments. 

If you have had reasonable adjustments* confirmed, you will have the ability to book your own slot through the Pearson VUE website. When you register on the website it will recognise that you require additional time and will only allow you to book onto slots that can facilitate your additional time. 
If you have reasonable adjustments that requires something beyond additional time Pearson VUE will contact you directly to arrange a suitable selection centre.
*For the full reasonable adjustments policy please see appendix D of the applicant handbook. 

Situational Judgement Test (SJT)/Numeracy Selection Centre Venues

The booking window for the SJT/numeracy assessment is between 1 August – 15 August 2018. 

IMPORTANT: There will be limited capacity on each Pearson VUE centre and slots are booked on a first come first served basis.

To find out your nearest authorised test centre, see the Pearson VUE Test Centre search option here

* Please note all Pearson VUE selection centres are subject to change 

IMPORTANT: You need to arrive at SJT/numeracy assessment 15 minutes prior to the time you have booked. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late to your appointment, you may be refused admission.

For further information on Pearson VUE and the booking process please visit their website below. 

MMI Selection Centre Venues

The selection centres will be managed via the regional centres across England and Wales. Selection centres will be held on/in the dates/venues below.

2019 MMI Selection Centre Dates


9th - 13th September 2019

12th - 13th September 2019

19th - 20th September 2019

24th - 25th September 2019

11th - 12th September 2019

20th and 23rd - 26th September 2019

16th - 19th September 2019