Oral and maxilofacial surgery

This statement clarifies trainee progression into the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS).

Specifically, the statement confirms:

  • The requirements for entry to OMFS specialty training.
  • That previous arrangements for fast tracking F1 doctors into core training are now discontinued.
  • The arrangements which allow those who have completed certain other training can have this counted as an F2 refresher year.
  • How those wanting to enter OMFS specialty training can reduce the time they spend in core surgical training.
  • The position of doctors who have previously by-passed F2 en route to OMFS specialty training.

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Who is this document for?
This document is for deaneries, local offices and doctors who want to go into OMFS training.