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Has anybody taken the CESR route from O&G training? Would I have to give up my O&G training number or is it possible to dual CCT/ CESR? +

Dual CCT is not available for the CSRH Specialty Training Programme. If you are on the specialty register, you don’t need to do CESR. You just ...

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Which parts of the Specialty Faculty Approval form should I complete? +

If you are just adding one new site for some specific training on the curriculum (e.g. unplanned pregnancies), then you should only complete pages 1 ...

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Can you please give the link for HIV drug interaction check? (UKMEC 2016) +

For up-to-date information on the potential drug interactions between hormonal contraception and antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, please refer to the onli...

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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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How do I see my list of approved sites? +

You can find a list of GMC-approved sites at GMC Connect – this will provide a more accurate list than the Unconditional Approval letters. We g...

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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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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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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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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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