Foundation Doctor's Guide to North Yorkshire and East Coast
Updated for 2022 Applicants
North Yorkshire & East Coast foundation school covers the inland towns of York & Scunthorpe and the sea-side towns of Scarborough, Hull & Grimsby. Hull Royal Infirmary is the main tertiary hospital in the region specialising in cardiothoracics and neurosurgery, alongside York Hospital which also specialises in cardiothoracic surgery. Scunthorpe is a commutable distance from Sheffield & Leeds, and York is commutable from Leeds. Hull has recently been the UK City of Culture, with a large investment into culture and arts, including the Freedom Festival.
Yorkshire & Humber, one of the larger foundation schools, has 3 regions, North Yorkshire & East Coast, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire. Once accepted into the Yorkshire & Humber Foundation School, you have to then rank your regions in order of preference. Then you’re allocated your region (e.g. North Yorkshire and East Coast) for the 2 years for which you have to decide on your rotations
Foundation School Statistics
2021 F1 Places: 550
2021 F1 Applicants: 431
2021 Competition Ratio: 0.78
2020 Competition Ratio: 0.87
Below is an interactive bar chart displaying the competition ratios, lowest entry scores, and the number of posts over the past 5 years.
Please note that the 2021 data for lowest entry score is not yet available, we will update this graph when it is.
How Does Yorkshire & Humber Compare To Other Foundation Schools?
Check out our article "What are the most competitive foundations schools?" for a full breakdown.
Hospitals, Overall Satisfaction, And CQC Ratings
In the graph below you'll find a list of hospitals attached the the Yorkshire & Humber foundation school. Each hospital is scored out of 100 in overall satisfaction for the GMC Survey 2019 data. The colour corresponds to the CQC rating of that hospital
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