Health Education England formally transferred the responsibility for national recruitment to Psychiatry at CT1 and ST4 levels from the Royal College of Psychiatrists to Health Education England's North West Local Office with effect from 1st October 2013.

This means that all CT1 and ST4 Psychiatry posts in England, Scotland and Wales starting from August 2014 onwards will be recruited to using the process coordinated by Health Education England's North West Local Office.