What work will the registrar be doing?
The registrar will be working in a clinic with the supervision of sexual health physicians and trainees. Duties performed by the registrar will include the screening, testing, counselling, information, referral, health education and clinical management of STIs including HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C. In some clinics, there is the opportunity to visit outreach services while for those interested in research, there is the opportunity to access stored data in the service.
Skills to be gained within the post:
Registrars in this post will gain skills in sexual health and the management of patients with sexual health conditions including HIV in terms of both the illness and general health care in the community. In some posts, they can also do an HIV prescribers course and combined with the clinical work can become accredited prescribers.