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Record numbers of doctors join NHS specialty training

Data from Health Education England shows record numbers of doctors joining NHS specialty training programmes.

The 2021 fill rate for England is 99.18 per cent across all specialties showing year on year improvement for four years running. 7846 doctors, an increase of 282 doctors over 2020, have accepted posts despite the challenges of the pandemic in delivering the recruitment exercises. The data shows recruitment for posts in England starting in August 2021, across all medical specialities.