Thames Valley & Wessex – NHS England South East Region
Recruitment to Dental Core Training (DCT) posts in the United Kingdom is through national selection process.
Dental Core Training (DCT) usually follows on from the first year of Dental Foundation Training (DFT). It can last for 3 years, but you can also train for just 1 or 2 years. After completion of DCT2, you are eligible to apply to enter Specialty Training.
All recruitment queries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
For the recruitment updates, timeline, process and person specifications (DCT1, DCT2, DCT3) please visit national Dental Education Hub
Thames Valley & Wessex Dental Core Trainees will be required to attend NHSE DCT Study Day Programme. Please see 2023-2024 Study Day Programme: Current DCT Study Day Programme. Due to the geographical proximity, trainees appointed to the DCT posts in Salisbury and Poole (NHSE South West) attend Thames Valley & Wessex Study Day Programme.
Please use the below links to view 2024/2025 Job Descriptions for Dental Core Training posts in the Thames Valley & Wessex (South East) Region:
Thames Valley Area
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust – Buckinghamshire Priority Dental Services
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Portsmouth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Last updated 08/12/2023