FSRH Current Choices 2018 - 22 & 23 November 2018, London

Date: 22 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018

Start time: 09:00AM

End time: 05:00PM

Venue: Royal College of Physicians

11 St Andrews Place

Regents Park



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FSRH Current Choices 2018 - 22 & 23 November 2018, London

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Daytime event.

Two-day places now sold out! Limited one-day Friday places still available.

Join us in our 25th anniversary year for our flagship annual conference taking place on 22-23 November in London.

Network with over 300 sexual and reproductive healthcare professionals and debate the challenges of sexual and reproductive leadership, workforce and service provision. 

Join us to:

  • Discover the latest SRH developments and updates, with topics including what’s new in contraception; menopause; genito-urinary medicine; hormones; safeguarding in SRH and more.

  • Join specialist afternoon streams on primary care and specialist services

  • Find out how to enhance your leadership skills and practice self-care

  • 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.

My Body My Life Exhibition
'My Body My Life’ - a new exhibition challenging abortion stigma will be on display in the exhibition hall from at the conference


Thursday 22 November


Registration, refreshments and exhibition


Welcome and aims of the day

Chair: Dr Ulrike Sauer, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Community
Gynaecology, Market Street Health Centre
Dr Asha Kasliwal, President, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare


Opening address: holistic reproductive healthcare

Sue Mann, Medical Expert - Sexual Health and Reproductive Health, Public Health England




What's new in contraception?

Dr Zara Haider, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust


Cancer and contraception/HRT

Dr Vikram Talaulikar, Associate Specialist in Reproductive Medicine, University College Hospital


Hot topics from the FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit

Dr Sarah Hardman, Specialty Doctor, Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare; Director, FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit
Sinead Cook, ST5, Cardiff and Vale UHB, Wales Deanery


Panel Discussion 


Refreshments & Exhibition 

11.35 - 12.35

Joint Session with the British Menopause Society  

Chair: Dr Aimee Palace, GP



Sleep through the menopause

Dr Heather Currie, Associate Specialist Gynaecologist, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary



Endometriosis and HRT - often a challenging problem

Paul Simpson, Advanced Minimal Access Surgery Fellow, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Bayer Logo 2018Lunchtime Symposium: Choosing an IUC method that best meets her needs

Dr Laura Percy,  Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

This promotional symposium is organised and funded by Bayer Plc.

13.50 - 15.35

BASHH Session

Chair:   Alison White, Lead Nurse Women’s and Sexual Health, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


Extra-genital sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men and implications for transmission



Clinical cases of Mycoplasma genitalium: how do the new guidelines help us in practice

Dr Suneeta Soni, Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV, Royal Sussex County Hospital


Antimicrobial resistance and sexually transmitted infections

Helen Fifer, Clinical Microbiologist, Public Health England


Panel Discussion


 Refreshments and Exhibition

15.50 - 16.50

Specialist Streams (Please choose to attend one. One hour in length each)


Primary care stream: Examining the 10 minute consultation

Chair: Dr Vivian Wilkinson, GP


Specialist service stream: Applying service standards without compromising patient care

Chair: Dr John Reynolds-Wright, Community Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Speciality Trainee
Dr Helen Munro, Locum Consultant Community Sexual and Reproductive


25th anniversary keynote: Then and now - history of FSRH and the new strategic vision session


Close of Day One and FSRH wine reception 


Fellowship, New members and Trainee ceremony 

Friday 23 November


Registration, refreshments and exhibition


Welcome from chair

Dr Janet Michaelis, Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

09.00 - 10.50

Safeguarding in SRH


Child sexual exploitation in leafy West Sussex - surely not?

Helen McCutchan, Clinical Matron/Safeguarding and CSE link, West Sussex Integrated Sexual Health, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Vulnerable adults - challenges to providing best care

Dr Verity Sullivan, ST6 Genitourinary Medicine, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Hard to reach populations and outreach services

Dr Tonye Wokoma, Consultant in Sexual Health and Reproductive Healthcare Clinical Director, City Health Care Partnership CIC


Panel Discussion


Refreshments and exhibition

11.20 - 13.20

Hormones in a time of change

Chair: Chair: Carmel McCarthy, Practice Nurse, University of Nottingham Health Service


Adolescent pill prescribing

Dr Jane Dickson, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Aneurin Bevan
University Health Board


Results from the Public Health England trans reproductive health survey

Dr Jonas Thompson-McCormick, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Health Improvement Directorate, Public Health England


Transgender issues on a clinical level

Dr Peter Hammond, Consultant Endocrinologist, Harrogate District Hospital and Leeds GIS; and Head of School of Medicine, Health Education England - Yorkshire and the Humber


An endocrinologists approach to prescribing HRT and oral contraceptives


Panel discussion


Lunch and Refreshments


Lunchtime symposium: Nexplanon® (etonogestrol): Dispelling myths and misconceptions through LARC counselling and choices

Dr Diana Mansour and Dr Cindy Farmer
This symposium is funded by MSD.

14.35 - 15.20


(Please choose to attend one. One hour in length each). 


Leadership in SRH incorporating presentation and chairing skills


Managing bleeding problems outside of a hospital setting

Dr Anne Connolly, GPwSI Gynaecology, Bradford


LARC problems

Dr Caroline Cooper, Associate Specialist in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Cambridge iCASH


Clinicians self-care: supporting the clinicians to do the job


When things go wrong - a medico-legal perspective

Dr Jo Nixon, Medico Legal Adviser (MLA), MDU


 Comfort Break

15.35 - 16.20

Workshops repeated as above


Close of conference


Honorary Fellows/Fellows/Members


Standard rate


Full Conference

22-23 Nov


One Day

22 Nov


23 Nov



Standard rate

Full Conference

22-23  Nov


One Day

22 Nov


23 Nov