Training Requirements.


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Full or limited registration with the General Medical Council or Medical Council of Ireland.


You must not be not currently suspended or removed from medical practice.


You must not be subject to disciplinary proceedings anywhere in the world.


There used to be a requirement to have done 6 months in a recognised O&G job.


This was abolished in 2006.


If you haven't done a post-graduate job in O&G, make sure you get plenty of reading done.


It would help to attend a few antenatal and gynaecological clinics.


It would also help if you have some idea of what is done at colposcopy, hysteroscopy and laparoscopy.


Visits to the colposcopy clinic, outpatient hysteroscopy clinic and day case theatre would help.


A few visits to the sexually transmitted disease clinic would also help.


If you can, do a course in family planning and take the DFFP examination.


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