The National Inter Deanery Transfer (IDT) Timeline 2019

The National Inter Deanery Transfer (IDT) process has been established to support trainees who have had an unforeseen and significant change in their personal circumstances since the commencement of their current training programme which requires a move to a different region. The process is managed by the National IDT team (Health Education South London) on behalf of the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMeD), Health Education England (HEE) and all UK regions.

The window to apply for an Inter Deanery Transfer from February 2020 has been released and is as follows:


National IDT Timeline

Supporting documents available within the resource bank of the
Speciatly Training Website
22 July 2019
Application window opens & Application form available on the
LPMDE Support Portal
5 August 2019 – 12:00 pm
Application window closes 2 September 2019 – 12:00 pm
Eligibility checking Until 13 September 2019
Offers Round 1 – Conditional Offers from the National IDT Team Week commencing 14 October 2019
Offers Round 2 – Conditional Offers from the National IDT Team Week commencing 21 October 2019


Applications can be made through the Health Education England Specialty Training Website

All FAQs are now hosted on the PGMDE website which can be accessed via

Further information can be obtained on the counter-signature from Bronagh Woods, NIMDTA IDT contact by emailing

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