NTN fills nationally, with regional and local hospital breakdowns

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Dear Health Education England,

Please provide me with the following information, clearly broken down for each LETB, and each hospital within each LETB for the following specialties:

Foundation training:
Foundation Year 1, Foundation Year 2

ST1+:
Core Psychiatry Training, General Practice, Paediatrics, ACCS Acute Medicine, Core Medical Training, Histopathology, Acute Care Common Stem - Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ACCS Anaesthetics/Core Anaesthetics, Core Surgical Training, Cardiothoracic surgery, Clinical Radiology, Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Public Health Medicine.

ST3+:
acute internal medicine (AIM), allergy, audiovestibular medicine (AVM), cardiology, clinical genetics, clinical neurophysiology, clinical pharmacology & therapeutics (CPT), combined infection training (CIT), dermatology, endocrinology & diabetes mellitus, gastroenterology, genitourinary medicine (GUM), geriatric medicine, haematology, immunology, infectious diseases & tropical medicine, medical microbiology, medical oncology, medical ophthalmology, medical virology, neurology, palliative medicine, rehabilitation medicine, renal medicine, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, sport and exercise medicine, T&O, Plastics, Paediatric Surgery, Urology, ENT, and Cardiothoracic Surgery.

For all of the above groups I would like to know the following information:

A) on 30th of July 2016 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave).

B) on 30th July 2015 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave).

C) on 30th July 2014 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave).

Yours faithfully,

Dr Ruhe Chowdhury

FOIA (HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND),

Dear Dr Chowdhury,

 

Request for Information: Freedom of Information Act

 

We acknowledge receipt of your request for information to Health Education
England which we received on 16 August 2016.

 

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We will respond to your request as soon as possible but no later than 14
September 2016.

 

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Beth Eastwood

Briefing Support Officer

 

Health Education England

Blenheim House | Duncombe Street | Leeds | LS1 4PL

 

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From: Ruhe Chowdhury [[FOI #352343 email]]

Sent: 16 August 2016 16:40

To: FOIA (HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND)

Subject: Freedom of Information request - NTN fills nationally, with
regional and local hospital breakdowns

 

Dear Health Education England,

 

Please provide me with the following information, clearly broken down for
each LETB, and each hospital within each LETB for the following
specialties:

 

Foundation training:

Foundation Year 1, Foundation Year 2

 

ST1+:

Core Psychiatry Training, General Practice, Paediatrics, ACCS Acute
Medicine, Core Medical Training, Histopathology, Acute Care Common Stem -
Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ACCS Anaesthetics/Core
Anaesthetics, Core Surgical Training, Cardiothoracic surgery, Clinical
Radiology, Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Neurosurgery,
Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Public Health Medicine.

 

ST3+:

acute internal medicine (AIM), allergy, audiovestibular medicine (AVM),
cardiology, clinical genetics, clinical neurophysiology, clinical
pharmacology & therapeutics (CPT), combined infection training (CIT),
dermatology, endocrinology & diabetes mellitus, gastroenterology,
genitourinary medicine (GUM), geriatric medicine, haematology, immunology,
infectious diseases & tropical medicine, medical microbiology, medical
oncology, medical ophthalmology, medical virology, neurology, palliative
medicine, rehabilitation medicine, renal medicine, respiratory medicine,
rheumatology, sport and exercise medicine, T&O, Plastics, Paediatric
Surgery, Urology, ENT, and Cardiothoracic Surgery.

 

For all of the above groups I would like to know the following
information:

 

A) on 30th of July 2016 (or as close as possible to this date)-

i) the number of NTNs commissioned,

ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),

iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,

iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

 

B) on 30th July 2015 (or as close as possible to this date)-

i) the number of NTNs commissioned,

ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),

iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,

iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

 

C) on 30th July 2014 (or as close as possible to this date)-

i) the number of NTNs commissioned,

ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),

iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,

iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Dr Ruhe Chowdhury

 

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FOIA (HEALTH EDUCATION ENGLAND),

Dear Mr Chowdhury,

 

RE: Freedom of Information Request

 

I refer to your email of 16 August 2016 in respect of attaining
information relating to junior doctors in training.

I can confirm in accordance with S.1 (1) of the Freedom of Information Act
2000 (FOIA) that we do hold some of the information that you have
requested.

 

Your request

Please provide me with the following information, clearly broken down for
each LETB, and each hospital within each LETB for the following
specialties:

Foundation training:
Foundation Year 1, Foundation Year 2

ST1+:
Core Psychiatry Training, General Practice, Paediatrics, ACCS Acute
Medicine, Core Medical Training, Histopathology, Acute Care Common Stem -
Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ACCS Anaesthetics/Core
Anaesthetics, Core Surgical Training, Cardiothoracic surgery, Clinical
Radiology, Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Neurosurgery,
Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Public Health Medicine.

ST3+:
acute internal medicine (AIM), allergy, audiovestibular medicine (AVM),
cardiology, clinical genetics, clinical neurophysiology, clinical
pharmacology & therapeutics (CPT), combined infection training (CIT),
dermatology, endocrinology & diabetes mellitus, gastroenterology,
genitourinary medicine (GUM), geriatric medicine, haematology, immunology,
infectious diseases & tropical medicine, medical microbiology, medical
oncology, medical ophthalmology, medical virology, neurology, palliative
medicine, rehabilitation medicine, renal medicine, respiratory medicine,
rheumatology, sport and exercise medicine, T&O, Plastics, Paediatric
Surgery, Urology, ENT, and Cardiothoracic Surgery.

For all of the above groups I would like to know the following
information:

A) on 30th of July 2016 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

B) on 30th July 2015 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

C) on 30th July 2014 (or as close as possible to this date)-
i) the number of NTNs commissioned,
ii) the number of NTNs that were not filled through national recruitment
or interdeanery transfer (or by other means),
iii) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were out of programme for
research, training, career break or experience, or on maternity leave,
iv) the number of trainees holding a NTNs who were "in programme" ie
normally engaged in full time or less than full time clinical work (ie NOT
those out of programme for research, training, career break or experience,
or on maternity leave).

 

Response

Health Education England (HEE) does hold some of the information you have
requested however, to identify, locate, review and collate all of the
information you have requested, would exceed the limit of our obligation
under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Section 12 of the Act
stipulates that there is no obligation to comply with a request for
information where the total cost of doing so would exceed ‘the appropriate
limit’.  In the case of public bodies such as HEE, the ‘appropriate limit’
has been set at £450 with a rate of £25 per hour (equating to 18 hours’
effort in total - which must be completed within the 20 working days we
have available to respond). 

 

The level of information you have requested is rather complex and rather
than advising you to submit a narrower request, John Stock, Joint Head
Planning at HEE, has offered to speak with you directly to explain the
data and in turn can provide you with information available to us.

 

If you would like to speak with John, I would advise contacting us
directly through a personal email address; we would then be more than
happy to forward on contact details.  

 

I hope that this information is of use.  If you are dissatisfied with the
way in which we have dealt with your request you can ask us to review our
decision by writing to:-

 

Mr Lee Whitehead

Director of People and Communications

Health Education England

2 - 4 Victoria House,

Capital Park,

Fulbourn,

Cambridge

CB21 5XB

 

If at the conclusion of any review you remain dissatisfied you may
complain to the Information Commissioner who can be contacted at:-

 

The Office of the Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

Erin Wood

Briefing Manager

 

Health Education England

Blenheim House | Duncombe Street | Leeds | LS1 4PL

 

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