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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 2020.

The current fill rate is for round 1 and round 1A and provides a comparison to the same stage in 2019 and 2018. 

Specialty 2020 Posts 2020 Accepts 2020 Fill Rate 2019 Posts 2019 Accepts 2019 Fill Rate 2018 Posts 2018 Accepts 2018 Fill Rate
ACCS Anaesthetics/Core Anaesthetics 451 451 100.00% 450 450 100.00% 463 462 99.78%
Cardio-thoracic surgery 10 10 100.00% 10 10 100.00% 9 9 100.00%
Community Sexual and Reproductive Health 6 6 100.00% 5 5 100.00% 9 8 88.89%
Core Surgical Training 507 506 99.80% 515 515 100.00% 510 508 99.61%
Histopathology 81 81 100.00% 76 76 100.00% 83 64 77.11%
Neurosurgery 22 22 100.00% 21 21 100.00% 28 28 100.00%
Ophthalmology 59 59 100.00% 79 79 100.00% 72 72 100.00%
Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery 9 9 100.00% 6 6 100.00% 7 7 100.00%
Public Health Medicine 70 70 100.00% 77 77 100.00% 72 72 100.00%
Internal Medicine Training 1376 1390 101.02% 1364 1357 99.49% 1418 1389 97.95%
Clinical Radiology 252 251 99.60% 250 249 99.60% 234 234 100.00%
Core Psychiatry Training 349 347 99.43% 412 381 92.48% 463 366 79.05%
ACCS - Emergency Medicine 317 315 99.37% 331 324 97.89% 325 323 99.38%
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 230 224 97.39% 231 223 96.54% 235 231 98.30%
Paediatrics 394 382 96.95% 419 347 82.82% 423 346 81.80%
General Practice 3549 3441 96.96% 3250 2981 91.72% 3250 2931 90.18%
Total 7682 7564 98.46% 7496 7101 98.31% 7601 7050 92.75%

Further advertisements are underway for Anaesthesia, General Practice and Core Psychiatry, with an anticipated start date in February 2021.

Data was produced at 14/07/2020 from www.oriel.nhs.uk