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Foundation Programme (FP)

Wales Foundation School is part of Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)

Wales has an unpaired foundation programme which means that F2 placements are selected after starting the Foundation Programme. F1 doctors can apply for F2 posts across all of Wales regardless of their F1 post. Details of the F2 matching scheme can be found here.

Popularity, lowest entry score and size of the foundation school can be seen below.

Specialised/Academic Foundation Programme (SFP/AFP)

Wales Academic Foundation Programme is managed by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW).

AFP posts are unpaired, like FP posts. Only the F1 year in Wales is designated as academic and there is no requirement to do an academic F2 year. F2 posts are allocated through the F2 matching scheme.

Vacancies, applications and competition ratios can be seen below.

Hospitals in Wales Foundation School

Wales is not divided into regions, applicants rank all programmes within Wales. Only Foundation Year 1 (F1) placements are determined upon recruitment. Foundation Year 2 (F2) placements are determined approximately 5 months after starting F1 through the F2 Matching Scheme

Bronglais Hospital

Glan Clwyd Hospital

Glangwili Hospital

Morriston Hospital

Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Nevill Hall Hospital

Prince Charles Hospital

Prince Philip Hospital

Princess of Wales Hospital

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Royal Gwent Hospital

Singleton Hospital

The Grange University Hospital

University Hospital Llandough

University Hospital of Wales

Withybush Hospital

Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Ysbyty Gwynedd

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