Education & Training

The FSRH Diploma (DFSRH / NDFSRH)

The FSRH Diploma is aimed at doctors (DFSRH) and nurses (NDFSRH) who are already working in general practice, community and integrated sexual health services.

Letter of Competence Subdermal Contraceptive Implants Techniques Insertion and Removal (LoC SDI-IR)

This Letter of Competence is open to doctors with both registration and a licence to practise with the UK GMC and nurses on the nursing part of the UK NMC register (excluding RN Level 2).

Letter of Competence Intrauterine Techniques (LoC IUT)

This Letter of Competence is accredited by the RCGP. It is open to doctors with both registration and a licence to practise with the UK GMC and nurses on the nursing part of the UK NMC register (excluding RN Level 2).

SRH Essentials

A new one-day training course for nurses in primary care and other community settings.

Special Skills Modules

FSRH's Special Skills Modules in Abortion Care, Menopause, Ultrasound and Vasectomy offer in-depth knowledge in key areas of sexual and reproductive healthcare.

Membership Exams

Membership of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the RCOG (MFSRH) is a recognised qualification in sexual and reproductive health care. It is held by clinicians who provide expertise in community, primary and acute care.

e-Knowledge Assessment (eKA)

The Faculty’s electronic Knowledge Assessment (eKA) assesses a candidate’s theoretical clinical knowledge. It forms an integral part of a number of our training qualifications where a ‘pass’ is required before beginning the clinical stages.

Equivalence (CESR)

The Curriculum for the new specialty of Community Sexual and Reproductive Health has been approved by the Postgraduate Medical Education Board (PMETB) now merged with the General Medical council (GMC).

Specialty

Community Sexual and Reproductive Health is a six-year run-through specialty training programme for doctors.

Become an FSRH Registered Trainer

By training candidates for the FSRH Diploma and/or Letters of Competence, FSRH Registered Trainers are central to our training programmes.

Information and Resources for FSRH Registered Trainers

Find supporting materials and resources for FSRH Registered Trainers including: General Training programme registration, delivering a course of 5 and materials for clinical experience and assessment.

Appointment guidelines for consultant and leadership roles in SRH services

With the cessation of new appointments into the SAS grade in April 2008 (with the exception of regrading existing Staff Grade posts to Associate Specialist if expression of interest was lodged by 31st March 2009), we have reviewed the recommendations relating to appointments in sexual and reproductive health services (SRH).