Specialty Applications

Paediatrics ST3 Competition Ratios

The competition ratio for Paediatrics ST3 training posts in 2023 was 5.96:1. 340 applications were made for 57 posts. This is an increase of 39 applications (13%) compared to 2022, when 301 applications were made. The number of posts was 137.5% higher in 2023 compared to 2022 when 24 posts were available.

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This data has been taken from the reports available on NHS England’s Medical Specialty Training website (https://medical.hee.nhs.uk/medical-training-recruitment/). Data is presented here in a single table to make it easier to sort, filter and make comparisons across specialties, etc.

Competition for other specialties can be found on the main competition ratios page.

You can also view competition data for all specialties by year: 2023 competition ratios,  2022 competition ratios, 2021 competition ratios or training level: CT1/ST1 posts, ST3 posts and ST4 posts.

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