Less Than Full Time Training

We have recently reviewed and amended the East Midlands LTFT policy which can be found below in PDF format.

Please ensure you complete the LTFT application form both when you are applying to start working LTFT, and if you are changing your LTFT percentage. Please note that Category 3 LTFT requests are available to Emergency Medicine, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology trainees only

If you have any queries please contact us on:


Secondary Care 


Primary Care



Or call the team on 0116 312 0670

If you are on a Tier 2 visa please make sure the LTFT percentage you apply for complies with the requirements of your visa. The current minimum salary requirements are here and flowchart for approval is here. The sponsorship team also have a full list of FAQs which can be found here


HEE has a planned rollout for Category 3 LTFT applications to other specialties. Full details of the rollout can be found here. The window for applications for the August 2021 lead-in specialties closes on April 27th. Full details have been emailed to those trainees affected in Higher Specialty Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Higher Psychiatry and Higher Radiology.