Table 1.

Distribution of survey respondents by specialty.

SpecialtyRespondents, nUK consultants in this specialty who responded to the survey, %
Acute internal medicine14630
Allergy724
Audiovestibular medicine1532
Cardiology18316
Clinical genetics3316
Clinical neurophysiology2319
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics1825
Dermatology11115
Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus19524
Gastroenterology24321
General internal medicine3420
Genitourinary medicine and HIV/AIDS7117
Geriatric medicine32925
Haematology9010
Hepatology2521
Immunology1218
Infectious diseases and tropical medicine3519
Intensive care medicine17N/A
Medical oncology6215
Medical ophthalmology215
Neurology11615
Nuclear medicine1013
Paediatric cardiology55
Palliative medicine10321
Rehabilitation medicine2918
Renal medicine11721
Respiratory medicine24122
Rheumatology16322
Sport and exercise medicine19
Stroke medicine4221
All specialties 2,478 23