Outcome of Small Medical Specialty Review

Outcome of Small Medical Specialty Review does not meet the needs of the UK allergy population

The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) are disappointed with the outcome of the Health Education England (HEE) Small Medical Specialty Review 2016 which includes allergy. Following the review HEE have said that “current trainee numbers do allow for the replacement of, and the small expansion in, consultants in allergy to meet the current workforce requirements”. This is despite the BSACI president, Dr Shuaib Nasser meeting with the HEE twice, and providing extensive data, and overall building a case to increase the number of NTNs.

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