Until the time of writing this article, candidates are allowed to submit their portfolio evidences on-line in the first half of February. This follows your submission of the main OST application in November and attempting the MSRA in January (please see Oriel in the year you are applying for accurate dates). Further information about the on-line evidence portal is usually sent to candidates just before the portal opening.
Ophthalmology is a rewarding and exciting career that attracts many applicants each year. The recruitment process is overseen by Severn deanery and applications open at the beginning of November each year on Oriel. Applicants are ranked by their cumulative score of portfolio points, MSRA scores and interview scores. Severn deanery has published the portfolio scoring for the recruitment this year and there have been substantial changes overall. This article will go through the changes for each section and provide useful tips to score points.