MIR exam | Family and Community Medicine, with 2,455 places, the specialty with the greatest offer of places
The Ministry of Health has convened this Saturday -January 21- the test to access one of the 11,171 places offered for Specialized Health Training (FSE) in Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and degrees in the field of Psychology, Chemistry, Biology and Physics. A total of 27,796 applicants have been admitted to take an exam this year to be held at 28 venues across the country. This is a new record in the number of places called to reinforce public health after four years of increase.
In the Medicine degree, the offer is 8,550 places, 5% more than in the previous call, of which 599 places are reserved for people with disabilities
In total, it has increased by 5% the number of places compared to last year (545 more places) and 39% more than five years ago. 7% of the places are reserved for people with a degree of disability equal to or greater than 33% (782 places in total). Specifically, in the degree of Medicine the offer is 8,550 places, 5% more than in the previous call, of which 599 places are reserved for people with disabilities.
in full crisis due to lack of doctors In Spain and with Primary Care physicians mired in numerous conflicts in various communities over their working conditions, the specialty with the greatest offer is Family and Community Medicine, with 2,455 jobs. 12,668 doctors aspire to them, 74% from Spanish universities and 22% from outside the EU.
The offer for the Nursing degree amounts to 1,961 places, 8% more than in the previous call, of which 137 are reserved for people with disabilities
The offer for the degree of Nursing amounts to 1,961 jobs, 8% more than in the previous call, of which 137 are reserved for people with disabilities. In this section, the specialty with the greatest offer of places is Family and Community Nursing, with 824 places. In total, the number of applicants is 7,889. In the rest of the degrees, the offer is 308 places in Pharmacy and the number of applicants is 1,599. In Psychology there are 231 places and 4,079 applicants; in Biology there are 60 places offered and 1,070 applicants; in Physics, 42 places and 265 applicants; Y in Chemistry there are 19 places and 226 applicants attend.
The Ministry details that the FSE access tests, which will consist of 200 questions plus 10 in reserve, will begin at 4:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. in the Canary Islands) and applicants will join the classrooms in a staggered manner from 3:00 p.m. (2:00 p.m. in the Canary Islands). In the good development of the same, reports the department directed by Carolina Darias, more than 2,000 people will collaborate, exercising functions of center delegates, auditors and vocals in the examination tables or members of the seven Qualifying Commissions.
The Minister of Health assured this Monday that the Government is providing “solutions and resources” to the autonomous communities to face the strikes of doctors that are being called in various regions such as, for example, in Madrid. He recalled that between the General State Budgets (PGE) of 2022 and 2023, 1,000 million euros have been contributed to the communities for Primary Care services, “the backbone” of the National Health System.
In addition, the head of Health highlighted other measures promoted by the Ministry, such as the Action Plan for Primary Care or the increase in Specialized Health Training places, 40% more since 2018, and Primary Care, 36 % more.