Table 2

 Top five IWL choices of consultants according to specialty; weighted scores are shown in parentheses after IWL choice

SurgicalMedicalObstetrics and gynaecologyPaediatricsAnaesthetics
A total of 127 consultants were in other specialties; 234 consultants did not give their specialty.
Total15558404253
Female (%)22 (14)27 (47)19 (48)18 (43)19 (39)
Choice
    1Non-clinical support (61)Non-clinical support (55)Non-clinical support (44)Non-clinical support (14)Part time and flexible on-call arrangements (30)
    2Clinical non-medical support (38)Medical support (43)Medical support (33)Clinical non-medical support (12)Non-clinical support (29)
    3Medical support (36)Clinical non-medical support (35)To develop new skills (18)IT (12)IT (28)
    4IT (33)IT (21)IT (15)Medical support(10)Team work (25)
    5To develop new skills (32)Other (20)Other (12)Sabbatical leave (9)Medical support (23)