Table 3

Regional specialty examination performance ranking by quartiles (Q3, upper quartile; Q1, lower quartile)

DeaneryT&OGSENTUrPSCTSNSPdSOMFS
Armed Forces (TSD)Q3Q1Q1Q1Q3Q1Q3Q1IQR
East Midlands (North and South) (EMD/LEI/N)IQRQ1Q3IQRIQRIQRQ3IQRQ3
East of England (EAN)Q1Q1IQRIQRIQRQ3Q3IQRIQR
Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS)Q1Q3Q3Q1Q3Q3Q3Q1IQR
London (LDN)Q1IQRQ3IQRIQRIQRIQRQ3IQR
MaltaQ1Q1Q1Q1Q1Q1Q1Q1Q1
Mersey (MER)IQRIQRIQRIQRIQRQ3IQRQ3IQR
North Western (NWN)IQRIQRQ3IQRIQRIQRIQRQ3IQR
Northern (NTH)IQRIQRQ3IQRIQRIQRIQRIQRQ3
Northern Ireland (NIR)IQRQ3Q3IQRQ1IQRIQRQ3Q1
Oxford (OXF)Q1Q3Q3Q3Q3Q3Q3IQRQ1
Republic of Ireland (SR)IQRQ1Q1IQRQ3IQRQ1IQRQ1
Scotland (SCO/EOS/NOS/SES/WOS)IQRIQRIQRIQRIQRQ1IQRQ3Q3
Severn Institute (SEV)Q3Q3IQRIQRIQRQ1IQRIQRQ3
South West Peninsula (PEN/SWN)IQRIQRIQRIQRIQRIQRIQRQ1IQR
South Yorkshire and South Humberside (SHF)IQRIQRQ1IQRIQRIQRQ3IQRIQR
Wales (WAL)Q3Q3Q3Q3Q1IQRQ1IQRIQR
Wessex Institute (WES)IQRIQRIQRQ3Q1Q3IQRQ3IQR
West Midlands (WMD)Q3IQRIQRIQRQ3IQRQ1IQRIQR
Yorkshire (YOR)IQRIQRIQRQ3IQRIQRQ3IQRQ3
  • CTS, cardiothoracic surgery; ENT, otolaryngology; GS, general surgery; NS, neurosurgery; OMFS, oral and maxillofacial surgery; PdS, paediatric surgery; PS, plastic surgery; T&O, trauma and orthopaedic surgery; Ur, urology.