Table 1.

Summary of survey responder demographics

Specialities of clinicians who undertook the survey*Number of responders
Acute medicine4
Anaesthetics8
Paediatric psychiatry1
Clinical immunology11
Core medical training4
Citical care3
GP11
Dermatology1
Emergency medicine1
Endocrinology6
ENT1
Foundation programme4
Gastroenterology1
General surgery3
Geriatrics4
Gynaecology1
Haematology5
Histopathology1
Infectious diseases5
International training fellow1
Medical microbiology1
General internal medicine3
Nephrology2
Neurosurgery2
Specialities of clinicians who undertook the survey*Number of responders
Oncology1
Paediatrics1
Palliative medicine1
Psychiatry1
Radiology1
Respiratory medicine2
Rheumatology2
HSST programme3
General surgery1
Trust grade doctor1
Clinical scientist2
Reported training grade of clinicians who undertook the surveyNumber of responders
Advanced nurse practitioner1
Clinical scientist6
Core trainee/senior house officer21
Consultant6
Foundation trainee7
GP5
Specialist trainee ST3+ (registrar)50
Staff grade1
Trainee clinical scientist3
  • *Clinicians from a total of 35 different specialities provided responses.

  • 50% of responders were of UK specialist trainee grades ≥ST3.