Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 - Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 April 2020 - Brighton

Date: 20 Apr 2020 - 21 Apr 2020

Start time: 08:30AM

End time: 06:00PM

Venue: Hilton Brighton Metropole

Kings Road



Cost: Prices start from £222

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Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 - Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 April 2020 - Brighton

Our Annual Scientific Meeting returns on Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 April with an exciting and engaging programme.

Come and listen to a diverse range of speakers and topics, and network with a range of SRH healthcare professionals.


Booking is now open. Members receive a discount and early bird tickets are available until 6 March 2020. 


Why attend the ASM?

Join us to:

  • Discover the latest SRH clinical developments and updates, with topics including reproductive health; HIV & contraception; global SRH, contraception; fertility & recurrent miscarriage; and psychosexual dysfunction.

  • Learn from your peers through our poster / oral competition, showcasing innovative sexual and reproductive healthcare in practice.

  • Network with a vibrant, like-minded community of sexual and reproductive healthcare professionals

  • Gain CPD credits to support your professional development and FSRH recertification.

Who will I meet?

You’ll be able to network with doctors, nurses and allied health professionals working in primary and secondary care who have an interest in contraception and sexual health.

ASM Day One - Monday 20 April

 Please note this programme may be subject to change


Registration, Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing


Welcome from Events Committee Chair


Introduction from the President

Dr Asha Kasliwal, President FSRH


Opening keynote address

Dr Anita Mitra, BSc MBChB PhD, 
NIHR Academic Specialty Trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Research Fellow

Author of The Gynae Geek: Your No-Nonsense Guide to ‘Down-There’ Healthcare published in March 2019 by HarperCollins


FSRH CEU guidance 2020 – what’s new, what’s next?

Dr Sarah Hardman, Specialty Doctor SRH and Director, FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit



Issues for women living with HIV and contraception

Dr Yvonne Gilleece, Honorary Clinical Reader & Consultant in HIV and Sexual Health, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust


Epilepsy and contraception


Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster Viewing 


Clinical studies group update

Rebecca French 



Behavioural insights into women’s reproductive health decision-making

Dr Sue Mann, Consultant, Homerton Hospital; and Medical Adviser in Reproductive Health, Public Health England (PHE)



Will abortion care and outcomes decline if decriminalised in the UK? What Canada learned

Wendy V. Norman, Public Health Agency of Canada Chair, Family Planning Public Health Research; Associate Professor, University of British Columbia; Honorary Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


Reproductive health in 2020: Natsal-4

Dr Neha Pathak, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellow, UCL Institute of Health Informatics Specialty Trainee in Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Guy's & St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust


Panel discussion


Lunch, Exhibition and Poster viewing


Lunchtime symposium 


Short paper oral presentations


Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster Viewing

16.05 - 17.05

Afternoon Streams (please choose to attend one of the below)

Stream 1

Global SRH

Steam 2 

Hep C update management

Dr David Whiteley, Lecturer and Researcher, School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University

Hep B and C management in prison

Janet Catt, MSc RN, Nurse Consultant, Kings College Hospital


Keynote Address: Where will the NHS be in 10 years time - is it sustainable?


Close of Conference

ASM Day Two - Tuesday 21 April

Please note, this programme may be subject to change.


Registration, Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster Viewing


Welcome from Events Committee chair


Joint Session with BRITSPAG


Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster Viewing


Public Health England – update about the Antibiotics resistance; what will we be using in 5 years’ time


Morning streams (Please choose to attend one of the below)


Stream 1: Fertility & recurrent miscarriage

Recurrent miscarriage - an update on investigations and management

Mr Vikram Talaulikar, MD, MRCOG, PhD (University of London) Associate Specialist in Reproductive Medicine, UCLH

Fertility medicine - science behind treatment and what's new?
Speaker tbc


Stream 2: Psychosexual dysfunction

Dr Leila CG Frodsham, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, MRCOG; Member of the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine; and Lead Clinician, Natility


Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing


Lunchtime symposium


Short paper presentations


Comfort break 


Prize giving for poster and short paper oral presentations

Dr Asha Kasliwal, President, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare


Afternoon streams (Please choose to attend one of the below)

CESR workshop

Dr Nicky Morgan, Clinical Lead for Contraception Devon Sexual Health; Incorporating Contraception, GU Medicine and HIV services for North Devon, Barnstaple Health Centre

Research that makes a difference: explore how to carry out high quality research that is grounded in the realities of patients' lives

Julia Bailey, Sexual health Specialty Doctor, and Associate Professor, UCL eHealth Unit


Close of conference 

ASM fees

FSRH Member Fees

Available until
6 March 2020

Full Conference 20-21 April


One day attendance

Mon 20 April


Tues 21 April





Full conference 20-21 April 


One day attendance

Mon 20 April


Tues 21 April



Non-FSRH member

Available until
6 March 2020

Full conference 20-21 April


One day attendance

Mon 20 April


Tues 21 April


How can I book?

You can register your place using our online booking form

If you have any questions about how to register, please contact our events agency, Rapier, on