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Specialty recruitment: round 1 - Acceptance and fill rate

Health Education England (HEE) is providing the latest recruitment data for training positions starting from August 2016.  Further rounds of recruitment are planned later in the year for training posts starting from February 2017.


Fill rate data only provides an indication of advertised posts recruited to, it does not indicate the occupancy rate of training programmes

    2016 2015
Specialty and Level Level Posts Accepts Fill Rate % Posts Accepts Fill Rate %
Core Psychiatry Training    1 425 343 80.71% 399 308 77.19%
General Practice    1 3250 2691 82.80% 3117 2513 80.62%
Paediatrics    1 379 352 92.88% 373 359 96.25%
ACCS Acute Medicine/Core Medical Training    1 1375 1309 95.20% 1368 1339 97.88%
Histopathology    1 79 78 98.73% 74 76 102.70%
Acute Care Common Stem - Emergency Medicine    1 321 317 98.75% 327 325 99.39%
Obstetrics and Gynaecology    1 230 228 99.13% 205 205 100.00%
ACCS Anaesthetics/Core Anaesthetics    1 487 483 99.18% 519 519 100.00%
Core Surgical Training    1 507 506 99.80% 508 498 98.03%
Cardiothoracic surgery    1 5 5 100.00% 6 6 100.00%
Clinical Radiology    1 212 212 100.00% 212 212 100.00%
Community Sexual and Reproductive Health    1 5 5 100.00% 2 2 100.00%
Neurosurgery    1 23 23 100.00% 28 28 100.00%
Ophthalmology    1 61 61 100.00% 74 74 100.00%
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery    1 3 3 100.00% 5 5 100.00%
Public Health Medicine    1 57 57 100.00% 78 78 100.00%
TOTAL   7419 6673 89.94% 7295 6547 89.75%

This Page was last updated on: 21 July 2016

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