Number of medical doctor vacancies and rota gaps

Ruhe Chowdhury made this Freedom of Information request to Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request the number of unfilled vacancies in your trust of doctors of the following grades and 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.

Consultants: 
Paediatrics, Histopathology, acute internal medicine (AIM), allergy, audiovestibular medicine (AVM), Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, anaesthetics, Clinical 
Radiology, Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Neurosurgery, 
Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Public Health Medicine, cardiology, clinical genetics, clinical neurophysiology, clinical 
pharmacology & therapeutics (CPT), clinical oncology 
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.

General practitioners, all grades

I would also like to know the total number of rota gaps in you trust in the last 12 months, broken down into monthly figures.

Yours faithfully,

Ruhe Chowdhury

Dear Ruhe

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Please let us know if you have any further queries or information related to this request. Our reference number for the request is FOI 4956; please quote this on all correspondence.

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Administrator
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Dear Ruhe

Please find attached the Trust's response to your Freedom of Information request FOI 4956.

Best regards

Freedom of Information Administrator
Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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