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The ENT Run Through Pilot: a questionnaire survey of 23 trainees
  • Elliot HewardOrcid,
  • B. Nirmal Kumar
Elliot Heward
Orcid
Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
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B. Nirmal Kumar
Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
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Abstract

• ENT run through posts are extremely competitive requiring a median core surgical interview rank of 27 • Holding additional degrees and transitioning directly from foundation training may improve applicant success • Prior exposure to ENT is variable in successful ST1 applicants • The pilot has been successful in attracting candidates by providing geographical stability and encouraging early engagement with ENT UK • These results will enable development of the pilot programme and provide valuable information for those applying to an ENT run through post