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Has your area filled its GP training places?

GP specialty training fill rates after three recruitment rounds in England

2015

Region Places Total Fill Rate
Health Education East Midlands 280 193 68.93%
Health Education East of England 319 319 100.00%
Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex 247 248 100.40%
Health Education North East 192 119 61.98%
Health Education North West 478 390 81.59%
Health Education South West 262 264 100.76%
Health Education Thames Valley 115 118 102.61%
Health Education Wessex 140 135 96.43%
Health Education West Midlands 350 281 80.29%
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 291 261 89.69%
London Recruitment 443 437 98.65%
England 3117 2769 88.84%

2014

Region Places Total Fill Rate
Health Education East Midlands 261 189 72.41%
Health Education East of England 304 284 93.42%
Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex 247 233 94.33%
Health Education North East 180 128 71.11%
Health Education North West 443 356 80.36%
Health Education South West 265 245 92.45%
Health Education Thames Valley 110 105 95.45%
Health Education Wessex 142 133 93.66%
Health Education West Midlands 345 334 96.81%
Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber 329 243 73.86%
London Recruitment 441 421 95.46%
England 3067 2671
Source: Health Education England

And in the devolved nations…

Scotland: After the second round of recruitment 240 of the 305 GP training places on offer have been filled, 79% of the total and increase of just 9% on the first round.

Wales: 107 places have been filled out of 126 places advertised, an 85% fill rate.

Northern Ireland: 64 of its 65 training posts are filled.

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Readers' comments (2)

  • any reason why you haven't given figures for Wales, NI or Scotland? It tends to make us feel marginalised and wonder why we bother reading Pulse.

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  • Those figures have been added for you

  • Are these the same fill rates for cardiology/orthopaedics/anaesthetics/neurosurgery..........?
    After 3 rounds?
    Tells you all you need to know about general practice.

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