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NHS: Training

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the ratio of speciality training to fixed term speciality training appointments is by speciality in England. (133708)

The information requested in show in the following table.

Percentage split of posts by post type

Post types (percentage)

Specialty

Theme

Specialty training

Fixed-term specialist training appointment (FTSTA)

Academic

Acute care common stem (ACCS)

Acute medicine

83

17

0

Anaesthesia

80

20

0

Emergency medicine

70

29

1

Intensive care medicine

0

100

0

Acute medicine

100

0

0

Allergy

100

0

0

Anaesthesia

71

28

0

Audiological medicine

67

0

33

Cardiology

98

0

2

Cardiothoracic surgery

83

0

17

Chemical pathology

100

0

0

Child and adolescent psychiatry

100

0

0

Clinical genetics

80

0

20

Clinical neurophysiology

88

0

13

Clinical oncology

97

0

3

Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

75

0

25

Clinical radiology

96

0

4

Core medical training

65

34

1

Dermatology

100

0

0

Emergency medicine

94

6

0

Endocrinology and diabetes

97

0

3

Forensic psychiatry

96

0

4

Gastroenterology

100

0

0

General adult psychiatry

99

0

1

General practice

100

0

0

General surgery

99

0

1

Genito-urinary medicine

100

0

0

Geriatric medicine

97

0

3

Haematoloqy

95

0

5

Histopathology

100

0

0

Immunology

80

0

20

Infectious diseases

100

0

0

Infectious diseases and medical microbiology and virology (MMV)

Medical microbiology

100

0

0

Infectious diseases and MMV

Virology

50

0

50

Medical microbiology and virology

87

13

0

Medical microbiology and virology

100

0

0

Medical oncology

75

0

25

Medical ophthalmology

100

0

0

Neurology

90

0

10

Neurosurgery

60

39

1

Nuclear medicine

100

0

0

Obstetrics and gynaecology

85

14

1

Occupational medicine

100

0

0

Old age psychiatry

100

0

0

Ophthalmology

59

40

0

Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS)

78

22

0

Otolaryngology (ENT)

98

0

2

Paediatric cardiology

100

0

0

Paediatric surgery

100

0

0

Paediatrics

72

28

1

Palliative medicine

100

0

0

Plastic surgery

98

0

2

Psychiatry

67

32

1

Psychiatry of learning disability

100

0

0

Psychotherapy

100

0

0

Public health

90

0

10

Rehabilitation medicine

96

0

4

Renal medicine

93

0

7

Respiratory Medicine

100

0

0

Rheumatology

96

0

4

Sports and exercise medicine

100

0

0

Surgery in general

Cardiothoracic Surgery

3

97

0

Surgery in general

General surgery

33

66

1

Surgery in general

Generic

56

42

2

Surgery in general

Otolaryngology (ENT)

36

62

2

Surgery in general

Paediatric surgery

45

55

0

Surgery in general

Plastic surgery

38

61

1

Surgery in general

Trauma and orthopaedic surgery

41

59

0

Surgery in general

Urology

41

57

3

Trauma and orthopaedic surgery

98

0

2

Urology

96

0

4

14,600

4,400

200

Grand total

(76)

(23)

(1)