Can my parental leave count towards my training time?
Modified on: Wed, 3 Jan, 2018 at 3:40 PM
No. Any absence from training, other than for study or annual leave, may have an impact on a doctor’s ability to demonstrate competence and the satisfactory completion of the curriculum and assessment system to enable them to be awarded a F1CC or FPCC. The General Medical Council has determined that within each 12-month period if a trainee has been absent for a total of 20 days or more (when a trainee would normally be at work), this will trigger a review of whether the trainee needs to have their F1CC/FPCC date extended. Please refer to the UKFPO Time Out of Training Position Statement for further information.
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