The number of medical specialty training places that are available each year is set by Health Education England (HEE) and based on their assessment of service gaps and predicted workforce needs.
Data from the HEE National Recruitment Office shows that there has been a 100% fill rate in dermatology specialty training in each of the past six years. The numbers of training places available in each year since 2013, the earliest available data, are shown in the following table.
Total national training numbers
Source: ST3 recruitment website: https://www.st3recruitment.org.uk/specialties/dermatology
Note: Data includes England, Scotland and Wales