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What if there is no Principal Trainer locally? +

The coverage of Principal Trainers across the UK is limited in some areas. Additionally, some Principal Trainers may have waiting lists of trainees, ...

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Do I need 3 summative OSATSs at each of the Levels 1-5 for Practical Procedures? +

Short answer: No - only for Level 5. Long answer: No - independent competence for practical procedures is evidenced with 3 summative OSATSs signe...

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Why is there is a different UKMEC category for initiation versus continuation for some methods/conditions? +

This is explained in the section on Using the UKMEC in Section A of UKMEC 2016. The initiation (I) and continuation (C) of a method of contracepti...

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What if there is no Principal Trainer available? +

The coverage of Principal Trainers across the UK is limited in some areas. Additionally, some Principal Trainers may have waiting lists of trainees, ...

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Does the new FSRH Diploma include an eKA? +

It will include an online assessment of knowledge similar to the current eKA which needs to be passed as part of the programme, although it will no l...

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Do I have to complete the Basic Certificate before applying for the Advanced? +

No, you can apply for the Advanced Certificate without having previously completed the Basic Certificate.

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I do not know my FFSRH/MFSRH/FSRH Diploma or LoC number. Where can I find this? +

You can find this number either on your initial certificate, recertification confirmation letter or by registering for access to the FSRH membe...

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When is the examination? +

The Part I examination is held twice a year: in April and October.  The Part II examination is held once a year during the summer, usually in...

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Each page of my LoC Record of Training has been scanned separately and I cannot put scanned pages of my application into a single document. +

If you have scanned each page of your application form separately, you should copy and paste all pages into a single document which will allow you to...

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Can I still access my old ePortfolio? +

The short answer is yes, as we are remaining on the same platform. It is exactly the same system accessed in the same way, but with an additional cur...

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