Programme Matching

North East Thames Foundation School is a Foundation School of Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) with over 182 programmes, including 27 academic programmes based at our teaching hospitals.

Each programme is made up of a Foundation year 1 (F1 or FY1) and a Foundation year 2 (F2 or FY2) year. Each programme year is made up of 3x 4month posts in individual specialties, with 6 in total.

If allocated to NETFS via the national Oriel process, we then run process to match you to a specific foundation programme. This matching is done on the basis of your Oriel application score and your ranking of our programmes in order of preference. You are matched to one of the below locations in London:

  1. London (Barts Health, Barking, Havering & Redbridge and Homerton Hospital Trusts)
  2. Details on NETFS Programmes can be downloaded from our Applicants tab.