This is Wales.

As a trainee psychiatrist in Wales, you'll get to work in cutting-edge facilities, learn from experts and take part in world-leading research. All this in a friendly and supportive environment, where professionals value trainees and are committed to their development.

You can choose to train in South, West and North Wales, where you can find vibrant cities, stunning coastline or sweeping mountain ranges on your doorstep. Wherever you are based, you will experience the strong sense of community that makes Wales such a rewarding place to train, work and live.

  • Truly world-leading research
  • The MRCPsych course
  • Renowned, supportive training environments
  • Innovative working facilities
  • A unique, first of its kind examination incentive
  • A further unique, first of its kind educational contract


In Wales, Psychiatry is uniquely supported by the Welsh Government. The #TrainWorkLive program is a drive to further promote and showcase the valued profession and attract the best to Train, Work and Live in Wales.

The program offers a series of unique incentives. For example, trainees who start their first post of core psychiatry training will be eligible to receive reimbursement for the costs of the first sitting of the MRCPsych membership examinations. The Wales Deanery also offers a unique, first of its kind, educational contract.

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