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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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The new GUM/HIV SpR curriculum plan is to dual accredit with general medicine, but I’d prefer to dual accredit with SRH - would this be possible and how would it practically work as a CESR? +

CSRH does not have dual accreditation. You cannot move your training number from GUM/ HIV to CSRH (or from any other specialty training programme ...

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I have a question about the DFSRH qualification journey? Who should I speak to? +

The best place to start is checking information provided on the DFSRH webpages to help you understand what you will learn and gain from the qualifi...

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At what age should women stop oral contraception? (UKMEC 2016) +

UKMEC states that guidance supports use of CHC up to age 50 years if there are no medical contraindications to use. Progestogen only pill may be cont...

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Whilst doing the gap analysis, if it helps me and my supervisor to link old things to the new curriculum where relevant, just to see where I’m at and what I need to do, is that ok? +

Start afresh with each training year - ARCP assesses what has been done in the previous 12 months. Things which have been signed off to a certain lev...

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I have my MFSRH, am a practicing GP, and have been the clinical lead of a Community Gynae Service. Would I need additional clinical experience (e.g., Public Health) to be able to apply for CESR? +

Irrespective of your CV, to apply to get on the specialist register through CESR, all criteria in the SSG and all CiPs must be completed.

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Is there any guidance on the use of e-cigarettes and COC? (UKMEC 2016) +

The UKMEC comments that it does not include use of e-cigarettes or vaping, as the risks associated with their use are not yet established. Further...

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I am a CESR applicant. What should I do? +

The new Community Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (CSRH) curriculum was published on 31 March, with an implementation date of 1 August 2021 for ...

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How can I change my Primary Trainer +

If you need to change your Primary Trainer, please do let us know. You can let us know who your new Primary Trainer is by Contacting Us.  We wil...

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Does a different indication give a different safety profile for combined hormonal contraception (CHC)? For example I will not be happy to give a woman with body mass index (BMI) of 38kg/m2 the CHC for whatever reason. +

It is UKMEC 3 for use of CHC for contraception by woman with BMI ≥35 kg/m2. The UKMEC gives categories for use for contraceptive purposes only....

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