Joint BASHH FSRH Conference: Innovations in Future-proofing Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Date: 24 Apr 2024

Start time: 09:00AM

End time: 04:30PM

Venue: Online

Cost: £90 - £150

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Joint BASHH FSRH Conference: Innovations in Future-proofing Sexual and Reproductive Health

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Daytime event.

CPD Credits: 6

Securing Tomorrow: Innovations in Future-proofing Sexual and Reproductive Health

This one-day virtual conference uniquely brings together the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare's (FSRH) expertise to address complex cases in sexual and reproductive health collaboratively.

The event will present learnings from clinical examples, how they can be applied across different pathways, and how positive changes to practices and services can be achieved.

Highlights include:

  • Explore challenging scenarios and innovative solutions,  including AI technologies and their application in sexual and reproductive healthcare 
  • Discuss the latest advancements and emerging technologies to understand what is needed on the ground to improve diagnosis, early interventions, and treatment for patients 
  • Gain an understanding of sustainability and its role in the future of healthcare, including reducing the environmental impact on surgical care
  • Investigate real-life case studies, with the opportunity to get your questions answered

From exploring the future of intrauterine devices to understanding the integral role of telemedicine in advancing abortion access and care, you'll be equipped with the information you need to boost your practice and deliver exceptional patient outcomes.

Date: Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Time: 09:00 – 16:30

Venue: Delivered via Zoom

If you're unable to join us on the day, purchase your ticket to watch a recording on-demand at your convenience. All delegates will have access to event content for up to one-month post-event.

Registration: Doctors, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, physician associates and other healthcare professionals with an interest in SRH working in the UK.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop skills to approach complex sexual and reproductive health through analysing shared challenging cases, reflecting the growing complexity within the diverse populations served.
  • Understand the environmental impact of providing sexual and reproductive health services. To consider and reflect on ways that healthcare professionals can reduce the environmental impact of services without compromising patient care.
  • Explore digital developments and how to use emerging technology to improve patient care, streamline services and drive innovation.‌

Agenda and Speakers

Time

Title

Speaker

09:00 Welcome and introduction Dr Chris Ward, Consultant Physician Genitourinary Medicine, BASHH Communications & Conference Secretary 
 
Dr Kate Campbell, CSRH Consultant, Umbrella Sexual Health Birmingham 
09:15 FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit update - What's new and What's next?  Dr Rebecca Strauss, Clinical Director of the FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit 
09:45 BASHH Clinical Quality: What’s new for BASHH updates Dr Margaret Kingston, Consultant Physician Genitourinary Medicine and Director Undergraduate Medical Studies at Manchester University
10:15 Q&A with all the speakers 
10:40 Refreshment break 
Sexual Health stream: Chaired by Dr Chris Ward  
11:00 AI technologies and their application in sexual and reproductive healthcare  Dr Tom Nadarzynski, Senior lecturer in digital health, University of Westminster
11:30 Questions and answers  Dr Tom Nadarzynski, Senior lecturer in digital health, University of Westminster
11:40 Primary Syphilis presenting as rectal mass: Case study Dr Katie Humphries, ST6 Sexual Health and HIV
11:50 PrEP in sex-workers: Case study  Dr Dorcas Obeng, Genitourinary / Internal Medicine registrar
12:00 The long and winding road to PrEP IM Cabotegravir: Case study  Dr Emma Wallis  
12:10 Q&A  Dr Katie Humphries, Dr Dorcas Obeng & Dr Emma Wallis 
12:25 Lunch
Reproductive Healthcare stream: Chaired by Dr Kate Campbell 
13:15 IUDs going forward: Exploring the future of intrauterine devices  Dr Katherine Gilmore, Consultant in Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust 
13:35 The future landscape: Telemedicine’s integral role in advancing abortion access and care (specialised service)  Aimee Taylor, Gynaecology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Birmingham Womens & Childrens NHS Foundation Trust 
13:55 Q&A with all the speakers 
14:05 Complex use of contraception to induce amenorrhoea in a patient with LD and epilepsy: Case study Dr Charlotte Gatenby, MFSRH PGCME DIPM 
ST5 Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, Trainee 
Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust 
14:15 The hormonal basis of vulval pain: Vulvodynia in the context of Congenital Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (Kallmann Syndrome): Case study Dr Alexandra Edwards, ST6 Community Sexual and Reproductive Health, The Wolverton Centre, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust 
14:25 Q&A with all the speakers 
14:40 Refreshment break 
Sustainability and its role in the future of healthcare?
FSRH and BASHH Chaired by Dr Chris Ward and Dr Kate Campbell 
14:55 How to reduce the environmental impact of surgical care while maintaining high quality patient care: Insights from the Green Surgery report   Dr James Phillips, MRCOG, Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
15:15 Sustainable healthcare in sexual and reproductive health Dr Ayoma Ratnappuli, Education Fellow, The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
15:35 Q&A with all the speakers 
15:55 Ask the experts: Live questions and answers – Chaired by Dr Chris Ward & Dr Kate Campbell   
16:30 Closing remarks Dr Chris Ward & Dr Kate Campbell

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Speaker Biographies

       Kate Campbell Dr Kate Campbell BA (Hons), MBChB, DTM&H(Dist), MFSRH, Dip GUM, DIPM  

Dr Kate Campbell is a community sexual and reproductive health consultant at Umbrella Sexual Health, University Hospitals Birmingham. Kate has been involved in organising FSRH events since 2021. Kate is an FSRH Faculty registered trainer and is also a member of the MFSRH exam committee. Kate has a specialised interest in complex contraception, postnatal contraception, psychosex and abortion care. Kate is passionate about improving access to sexual and reproductive healthcare.
  Chris Ward Dr Chris Ward 
 
Dr Chris Ward is a consultant in Sexual Health and HIV at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He studied medicine at Manchester University and then trained in Genitourinary Medicine in the North West. He has an MSc in Public health and a PGCert in postgraduate medical education. 
 
He has a special interest in Chemsex and PrEP and leads for both for Manchester. He also has an interest in the development of services for young people, chairing safeguarding MDTs and has contributed nationally to Child Sexual Exploitation developments, particularly in boys. 
 
He is a Diploma of HIV examiner, is part of the BHIVA external relations subcommittee and is the current BASHH conference and communication secretary.
  Dr Rebecca Strauss

 

Dr Rebecca Strauss 
 
Dr Rebecca Strauss is the new Clinical Director for the FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit (CEU). She has worked in the field of Sexual and Reproductive healthcare for over 15 years, having moved into the specialty after training to become a GP. Rebecca also works for Locala Sexual Health services where she oversees the clinical governance for Contraception across three services in the North of England.  
 
Rebecca is particularly interested in complex contraception, service improvement and education. She is passionate about educating health care professionals on the latest evidence-based information and guidelines, allowing patients to make safe and informed decisions about contraception. 

         Alexandra Edwards Dr Alexandra Edwards
Dr Alexandra Edwards is an ST6 in Community Sexual and Reproductive Health based in Kingston-upon-Thames. Clinical interests include complex contraception, menopause and vulval pain. 
         Aimee Taylor

Aimee Taylor

Aimee has been the Clinical Nurse specialist lead for the complex termination service at the Birmingham Womens Hospital since its inception in 2015. Prior to this Aimee worked for 8 years in BPAS within a nurse led EMA service. She is passionate about Women’s health and the pivotal role that nurses play in providing care. She is interested in how we can provide services that aim to tackle the health inequalities in a sustainable way. 

Katerine Gilmore FRT for FSRH
Dr Katherine Gilmore

Katherine Gilmore is a Consultant in Community Sexual and Reproductive Health in the North East of England. She completed her medicine degree as a postgraduate at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and developed a strong interest in sexual and reproductive health during her initial core training in community paediatrics; through exploring sexual health issues with young people.   
Her areas of expertise include medical and office gynaecology, complex contraception, psychosexual medicine and the menopause. She is first author to a number of peer reviewed publications and has most recently published in the BMJ SRH. Katherine has also authored chapters in Gynaecology and Genitourinary medicine books.  She is a British Menopause Society accredited specialist and BMS and FSRH trainer. She leads a complex menopause service within the South of Tyne and Sunderland and is passionate about providing a holistic model of care.  

          Dr Margaret Kingston
Dr Margaret Kingston 

Consultant with complex GUM caseload including all levels of HIV care at Manchester Royal Infirmary for over 20 years. Founding member antenatal HIV clinic and complex GUM Colposcopy clinic at St Marys Manchester. Current chair BASHH Clinical Effectiveness Group. Chair BASHH syphilis guidelines since 2005. Many roles in medical education including immediate past Co-Chair SAC for GUM and immediate past Associate Medical Director Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Currently Director Undergraduate Medical Studies at Manchester University.  
         Dr Charlotte Gatenby


Dr Charlotte Gatenby 

 
Dr Charlotte Gatenby is an ST5 in Community Sexual and Reproductive health in Norwich, with a keen interest in medical education and teaching. Her clinical interests include paediatric and adolescent gynaecology, complex contraception and psychosexual medicine. When not in work she can usually be found running or swimming around the Norfolk broads. 

        Dr Tom Nadarzynski
Dr Tom Nadarzynski 

Tom is a senior lecturer at the University of Westminster. He holds a PhD in Behavioural Medicine from Brighton and Sussex Medical School and an MSc in Health Psychology from University College London. His research interests include AI, digital health, and personalised patient-centred care.  

 

            Ayoma R

 

Ayoma Ratnappuli 

Ayoma is an HIV/Genitourinary Medicine specialist registrar who has taken a year out of training to take up the post of Sustainable Quality Improvement Education Fellow at CSH 2023-2024. Ayoma will be working alongside the team to embed and spread SusQI into undergraduate and postgraduate education. 

Katie Humphries

Katie Humphries

Katie Humphries is an ST6 in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine working in NHS Lothian in Edinburgh.  She has a special interest in addressing health inequalities in sexual healthcare and has completed a BASHH Educational fellowship with the Prison Special Interest Group.

Janine Simpson

 

Dr Janine Simpson

 

Janine Simpson is a Community Sexual and Reproductive Health Consultant in Sandyford Sexual Health Service, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

After completing her undergraduate training (Dundee University) and Foundation Years in the West of Scotland, she worked in Adelaide, Australia before completing her CSRH training in Glasgow.

She has completed her MFSRH, DiP GUM and Post Graduate Award in Health Professionals Education.

She has authored a book chapter on abortion care and is first author to a number of peer reviewed publications.

Janine is a passionate educator and is the Undergraduate Lead for SRH at the University of Glasgow. She is also a FSRH Trainer and an Educational Supervisor for CSRH training programme.

Her main interests include abortion care, complex contraception, psychosexual medicine and  menopause. She is a British Menopause Society accredited Specialist and is a member of Scottish Obstetric Cardiology Network.

 

 

On-demand content

Unable to join us on the day? Purchase your ticket to watch a recording on–demand at a time convenient to you.

All delegates will have access to event content for up to one month after they are made available online.

Please note that the recordings will not be immediately available after the event and may take up to 2 weeks before they can be accessed online.

 

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