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Specialty recruitment: round 1 - acceptance and fill rate


The below table provides the latest recruitment data for training positions starting from August 2017.

The current fill rate is for round 1A only and provides a comparison to the same stage in 2016. Further recruitment is underway for posts starting in August 2017 (round 1B).

  2017 R1 2016 Comparison
  Posts Accepts Fill Rate Posts Accepts Fill Rate Posts Accepts Fill Rate
ACCS Acute Med/Core Medical Training 1385 1027 74.15% 1334 1084 81.26% 51 -57 -7.11%
ACCS Anaesthesia/Core Anaesthesia 499 462 92.59% 487 483 99.18% 12 -21 -6.59%
ACCS Emergency Medicine 304 238 78.29% 309 290 93.85% -5 -52 -15.56%
Cardio-thoracic surgery 8 6 75.00% 5 5 100.00% 3 1 -25.00%
Clinical Radiology 221 221 100.00% 212 212 100.00% 9 9 0.00%
Community Sexual and Reproductive Health 4 4 100.00% 5 5 100.00% -1 -1 0.00%
Core Psychiatry Training 406 236 58.13% 417 274 65.71% -11 -38 -7.58%
Core Surgical Training 499 498 99.80% 507 505 99.61% -8 -7 0.19%
General Practice 3250 2399 73.82% 3250 2282 70.22% 0 117 3.60%
Histopathology 76 54 71.05% 74 65 87.84% 2 -11 -16.79%
Neurosurgery 25 25 100.00% 23 23 100.00% 2 2 0.00%
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 234 229 97.86% 230 228 99.13% 4 1 -1.27%
Ophthalmology 54 54 100.00% 61 61 100.00% -7 -7 0.00%
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery 7 7 100.00% 3 3 100.00% 4 4 0.00%
Paediatrics 377 303 80.37% 379 351 92.61% -2 -48 -12.24%
Public Health Medicine 67 67 100.00% 57 57 100.00% 10 10 0.00%
Total 7416 5830 78.61% 7353 5928 80.62% 63 -98 -2.01%

 

The below table shows the final fill rate information for specialty training 2016.

Core/Specialty Training 1 2016 posts 2016 accepts 2016 fill rate % 2015 posts 2015 accepts 2015 fill rate %
Cardiothoracic surgery 5 5 100.00% 6 6 100.00%
Clinical Radiology 212 212 100.00% 212 212 100.00%
Community Sexual and Reproductive Health 5 5 100.00% 2 2 100.00%
Neurosurgery 23 23 100.00% 28 28 100.00%
Ophthalmology    61 61 100.00% 74 74 100.00%
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery 3 3 100.00% 5 5 100.00%
Public Health Medicine 57 57 100.00% 78 78 100.00%
Core Surgical Training 507 506 99.80% 508 498 98.03%
ACCS Anaesthetics/Core Anaesthetics 487 483 99.18% 519 519 100.00%
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 230 228 99.13% 205 205 100.00%
ACCS Emergency Medicine 321 317 98.75% 327 325 99.39%
Histopathology 79 78 98.73% 74 76 102.70%
ACCS Acute Medicine/Core Medical Training 1375 1309 95.20% 1368 1339 97.88%
Paediatrics 379 352 92.88% 373 359 96.25%
General Practice 3250 3019 92.89% 3117 2769 88.84%
Core Psychiatry Training 506 406 80.24% 463 363 78.40%
Total 7500 7064 94.19% 7359 6858 93.19%

This Page was last updated on: 21 April 2017

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