London and KSS Foundation Schools
Welcome to the London and KSS Foundation Schools pages; a collaboration between North Central & East London Foundation School, North West London Foundation School and South Thames Foundation School.
The three Schools are managed by a central administrative team based in HEE offices in London but have three distinct indenities which can be explored by clicking on the relevant areas below, along with information relevant across all schools which can be found in the joint school and programme information section.
Covid 19 Response Updates
We wish to thank you for your hard work and understanding during these exceptional times. Our team is working closely with our trusts to ensure that support is available for you, even if circumstances result in major changes to your medical surroundings and situations.
If you find yourself in a worrying situation, please look after yourself first and discuss matters with your supervisor or Foundation Programme Training Director. There are also many other sources of help available in your trusts and more widely, and additional information via the weblink below.
Please keep safe and continue to do a fantastic job.
Dr Keren Davies, FSD NCELFS
Dr Anthea Parry, FSD NWLFS
Professor Jan Welch, FSD STFS
Information relating to HEE's response to Covid-19/Coronavirus can be found on the LPMDE Website: https://www.lpmde.ac.uk/training-programme/covid-19-response-updates
North West London Foundation School
The North West London Foundation School (NWLFS) is run by Health Education NW London, incorporating Foundation Training Programmes within linked NHS Trusts. The Foundation Programme is a two-year generic training programme designed for medical school graduates. The programme forms the bridge between medical school and core training. It is designed to give Foundation Doctors a range of experience before choosing an area of medicine in which to specialise and delivers an integrated educational programme with defined outcomes.
The Foundation School co-ordinates the allocation processes to Foundation Year 1 and Foundation Year 2 and supports the delivery of Foundation Training and the development of Foundation Doctors.
NWLFS is committed to providing high-quality Foundation Training in all our linked Trusts and works within the General Medical Council Standards for Training for the Foundation Programme. Further information on all aspects of Foundation training can be found on The Foundation Programme website.
More about the NWLFS:
North Central and East London Foundation School
The North East Thames Foundation School (NETFS) has now merged with the North Central Thames Foundation School (NCTFS) to form the North Central and East London Foundation School (NCELFS) .
It is a foundation school of Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) linked to UCL Medical School(UCLMS)and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Barts).
More about the NCELFS:
South Thames Foundation School
More about the STFS:
Joint School and Programme Information
- Ask To See Patient (ATSP)
- Broadening The Foundation Programme
- Bulletin library
- Courses, Conferences and Events
- e-Learning for Healthcare
- e-Portfolio Archive
- F3 Opportunities
- Foundation Interim Year 1 (FiY1) Resources
- Frequently asked questions
- GP Training in Foundation
- Information for Medical Schools and their Students
- National recruitment information
- Notable Practice
- Programme Fair
- Safe Prescribing
- Special Circumstances
- Supporting Trainees Entering Practice (STEP)
- Supportive Services for Trainees