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  • Recruitment to all hospital placements and 1300 community pharmacy placements is via the Oriel IT system which already supports the recruitment of dentists, doctors and healthcare scientists
  • Only one application will be required to apply for both hospital and community posts
  • Applicants will be able to state their preference for all advertised posts

Applying for a 2018/2019 post

The timeline for applications is:

ORIEL registration opens 1st June 2017
Application window 31st July–21st August 2017
Selection centres/Interviews 11th–29th September 2017
First cascade of offers 7th November 2017
Last cascade of offers made 15th December 2017


Interview selection centres

All eligible applicants can select the date, time and venue of their choice via the Oriel system but this will be on a first come first served basis.

Interview selections will be carried out in September 2017 at different venues:

2017 Dates Venues
11–15 September 2017 Newmarket Race Course (Newmarket)
12–13 September 2017 Cardiff City Stadium (Cardiff)
18–22 September 2017 Kassam Stadium (Oxford)
18–19 September 2017 St James Park (Newcastle)
19–20 September 2017 KCOM Stadium (Hull)
21–22 September 2017 Etihad Stadium (Manchester)
25–29 September 2017 Stewart House (London)


Applicant enquiries service:

HEE London and South East Support Portal

For further information and updates please visit:


Applicant Guide 2017/18:

Pre Reg Pharmacist Handbook

Preregistration Pharmacy Recruitment Applicant Guide PDF

BPSA/HEE Oriel Application Process Webinar