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National Inter Deanery Transfer (IDT) Process


The National Inter Deanery Transfer (NIDT) process has been launched to support medical trainees who have had an unforeseen, significant change in personal circumstances since their appointment to their current training programme, enabling consideration to be given to a possible transfer to another deanery. The NIDT process is hosted by London Deanery Provider Support (LDPS) on behalf of Health Education England (HEE) and UK deaneries via arrangements agreed through the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans of the United Kingdom (COPMeD).

Application Process

Pink BracketThe next opportunity to submit an application for the National IDT process will be in the February 2016 transfer window.
The opening date for this application window will be 29 January at 4pm. The application window will be open for exactly four weeks and will close on 26 February at 4pm. This window will allocate transfers for August-October 2016. The supporting documents will be made available on our website on 04 January 2016.Trainees are advised that  they have all documents which need Deanery signatures completed in good time to ensure they meet the closing deadline date.


As part of the application process, all trainees will be required to submit a ‘Deanery Document. This form can be found on the National IDT website and should be sent to your current region’s administrative team for completion.
You can find Directory for regional IDT contacts here.



Click here to see if you are eligible for the NIDT process.


For more information about the NIDT process, please contact the London Deanery Inter Deanery Transfer team via email:


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