Medical students at Scottish universities: EQIA

Equalities impact assessment (EIA) relating to plans to increase the number of Scots dom/EU medical students by 100 and decrease the number from the rest UK by the same, to retain an estimated 36 extra doctors per year within specialty training.


1 Source UK Med data GMC, NES Analysis. 2012 cohort. Domicile of graduates from Scottish Medical Schools v retention into post graduate training at ST1 in NHS Scotland.

2 According to both Higher Education Statistics Agency and Board for Academic Medicine data

3 Training pathways: analysis of the transition from the foundation programme to the next state of training (see pages 17-18)

4 Categories on the HESA student record are: No known disability; Blind/partially sighted; Deaf/hearing impairment; Wheelchair user/mobility difficulties; Personal care support; Mental health difficulties; An unseen disability, e.g. diabetes, epilepsy, asthma; Multiple disabilities; Autistic Spectrum Disorder; A specific learning difficulty e.g. dyslexia; A disability not listed above; Not known



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