Record breaking numbers in GP specialty training
Figures released by Health Education England (HEE) show that recruitment to GP specialty training is the highest ever for this time of year with 2598 trainees accepted on to courses compared to 2533 for the same period last year.
The GP specialty training fill rate for Round 1 A is up 2% on last year and if current trends continue HEE is on course to meet its 3250 target.
Fill rates also increased in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, and psychiatry. More....