The Orthopaedic ST3 interview scoring for 2023 was out of a maximum of 182 points. 82% of these points are from the interview itself, the rest are from the self-assessment questions which are completed during the application. The division of points is as below:

Self assessment questionsPortfolio sectionClinical sectionPrioritisation section
Career motivation, learning and development1610
Technical knowledge10
Judgement under pressure10
Situational awareness1010
Leadership and team involvement10
Organisation and planning1010
Problem solving and decision making1010
Communication – information gathering1010
Communication – information giving1010
Total score32505050

The minimal appointable score is usually about 70% (i.e. candidates have to score at least 70% of the points on offer to be eligible for a registrar job).

Please note: the information above is based on the best information available at the time of publication and the Orthopaedic ST3 interview scoring system is subject to change. 

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Orthopaedic ST3 interview scoring system registrar trauma application