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General Practitioners

Department of Health written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the cost of Health Education England's third round of recruitment for general practice training posts.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The third round of national recruitment was one of the initiatives undertaken by Health Education England (HEE) to support recruitment into general practitioner (GP) training places. HEE continues to work with its partners to reach its mandate commitment of ensuring 3,250 trainees enter ST1 GP training by 2016.

The estimated breakdown of costs is below:

Description

Total

Stage 2 Assessment

£10,000

Stage 3 Venue

£24,230

Printing costs

£893

Assessors - clinical

£29,088

Assessors - non-clinical

£3,636

Moderators - clinical

£1,212

Moderators - non clinical

£606

Trainee expenses

£25,200

Role Players

£18,920

£113,785

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