Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

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Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
Former names
Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care
Motto Setting standards in contraception - improving sexual health for all
Established 1993
President Dr A Kasliwal
Vice-president Dr T Masters, Dr A Connolly, Dr C Armitage.
Location London, United Kingdom
Website www.fsrh.org

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) is a faculty of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. It is the standard-setting organisation for family planning and sexual health physicians in the United Kingdom.

Membership[edit]

Membership of the faculty is open to physicians who have passed the faculty's examinations and maintain appropriate continuous professional development.

Examinations[edit]

The faculty has three examinations:

  • The FSRH Diploma is aimed at doctors (DFSRH) and nurses (NDFSRH) who are already working in general practice, community and integrated sexual health services.
  • Membership of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (MFSRH) is mainly completed by Specialty Registrars in contraception and reproductive health
  • Fellowship of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FFSRH)

Training and certification[edit]

The faculty also oversees the training of physicians who wish to train in inserting the intrauterine device or Implanon, by issuing the Letter of Competence in Intra-Uterine Techniques (LoC IUT) and Letter of Competence in Sub-Dermal Implants (LoC SDI).

The faculty also awards several certificates in special skills applicable to physicians working in contraception, sexual and reproductive healthcare clinics:

  • Certificate in Abortion Care
  • Certificate in Menopause
  • Certificate in Ultrasound
  • Certificate in Local Anaesthetic Vasectomy

Publications[edit]

The faculty publishes a journal, the Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare.

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