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Table 4 Annual number of those recruited achieving GP Registration within 3 and 5 years FTE with each number of posts filled and selection process (mean (SD) across the 10 multiple imputations), based on 2011 to 2014 applications

From: Would changing the selection process for GP trainees stem the workforce crisis? A cohort study using multiple-imputation and simulation

Posts filled 2015 selection process Random selection Stage 2 only Stage 3 only
  3 years 5 years 3 years 5 years 3 years 5 years 3 years 5 years
1,000 636 (15) 861 (8.0) 515 (15) 791 (13) 673 (14) 881 (5.9) 596 (12) 842 (8.4)
1,500 939 (17) 1,281 (8.9) 774 (22) 1,185 (17) 985 (17) 1,308 (7.2) 886 (17) 1,256 (11)
2,000 1,227 (20) 1,694 (9.7) 1,034 (27) 1,580 (22) 1,283 (21) 1,726 (8.7) 1,171 (19) 1,668 (11)
2,500 1,491 (18) 2,094 (12) 1,293 (30) 1,976 (25) 1,553 (21) 2,217 (10) 1,442 (20) 2,072 (13)
3,000 1,693 (21) 2,448 (14) 1,551 (31) 2,370 (28) 1,791 (23) 2,512 (15) 1,692 (23) 2,466 (15)
3,500 N/A N/A 1,811 (36) 2,764 (30) 1,983 (28) 2,873 (21) 1,910 (26) 2,841 (19)
4,000 N/A N/A 2,056 (38) 3,138 (39) 2,115 (32) 3,178 (37) 2,091 (32) 3,615 (34)
  1. N/A Not possible for the required number of doctors to obtain GP Registration