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What will be the best contraception for women taking new epileptic drugs? +

Drug interactions The UKMEC recommendations relate to safety of use of a particular method of contraception for women with particular conditions, ...

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How do I address gaps in experience? +

Identify gaps, or where you just need updated to be current, and approach colleagues for help. There are courses and modules available to fill gaps i...

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Will the eSRH change? +

Yes, it will align with the new curriculum. The changes are planned for 2020. This work is being completed in partnership with e-Learning for healthc...

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Do I have to become a member to gain my Diplomate status and use the post nominals? +

Once you’ve completed your DFSRH assessments, you’ll be eligible to join us as member and be awarded your Diplomate status. You’ll also gain a wide r...

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For women with epilepsy using carbamazepine, would you advice a higher dose oestrogen pill (increasing DVT risk) or just extra contraception using condoms? +

Drug interactions The UKMEC does not give advice on best methods. However, since pregnancy in women with epilepsy is a high risk pregnancy, the hi...

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I have been told that any additional experience would be at my own expense and time. +

Approach the local Director of Medical Education, Associate Postgraduate Dean, and/or SAS Champion in your Deanery. They should have a budget for sup...

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How often do I have to recertify the DFSRH to maintain my Diplomate status and use the postnominals? +

You are required to recertify your DFSRH qualification every 5 years. You will find information on how to do this in the DFSRH recertification guide ...

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Can additional trainees be trained at sites within their existing Deanery without fresh GMC approval? +

Yes. GMC approval is for CSRH training in a specific Deanery. Therefore two trainees in that Deanery can both use all its sites and remain within tha...

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Can I use the CPD diary on the Training Hub to support recertification of the DFSRH and other qualifications? +

As a candidate or FSRH member you will have access to the CPD diary to help you record your CPD from a variety of learning & development activiti...

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