FSRH Current Choices, Annual Conference - 2/3 November 2017

Date: 02 Nov 2017 - 03 Nov 2017

Start time: 08:00AM

End time: 05:00PM

Venue: Royal College of Physicians

11 St Andrews Place

Regents Park



Cost: Member rate £389.00 - Non Member rate £439.00

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FSRH Current Choices, Annual Conference - 2/3 November 2017

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We are providing an engaging, interactive conference that highlights and supports the SRH workforce to improve practice and support patients effectively , specifically  gaining a wider knowledge of the SRH commissioning environment, and understanding the challenges and opportunities in SRH leadership. Plus an overview of service provision and impact this has on patient care.


With keynote speeches and plenaries from an expert panel, this event will explore key areas and will be a lively, educational and informative day for all who attend.

This event is suitable for all doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals working in primary and secondary care who have an interest in contraception and sexual health.

 If you experience any issues with the online booking process, please call Profile Productions on: 020 3725 5840.

Thursday 2 November programme


Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition


Welcome and Introduction

Dr Asha Kasliwal, President, FSRH


Opening address: trying to make sense of the commissioning landscape

Robbie Currie, SRH Lead, Public Health, London Borough of Bexley


Chair: Dr Zara Haider, Consultant in SRH, Kingston Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust


Emergency Contraception

Dr Najia Aziz, Consultant, Solent NHS Trust


Hormones and mental health

Dr Michael C. Craig, Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant, Dept of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, King's College


Contraception in the over 40's 

Dr Ailsa Gebbie, Consultant Gynaecologist and Co-Director, FSRH CEU

Joint Session with the British Menopause Society

Chair: Dr Heather Currie, Associate Specialist Gynaecolgist, Immediate Past Chair British Menopause Society, MD Menopause Matters


The HRT postcode lottery

Dr Heather Currie


Complex HRT Cases

Kathy Abernethy, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Menopause Clinical and Research Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, LNWH NHS Trust


Sex after the menopause

Claudine Domoney, Gynaecology Clinical Effectiveness Lead, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust

Lunch, Exhibition and Networking


Chair: Dr Ulrike Sauer, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Lead for Brent contraceptive Services, Central and NW London NHS Foundation Trust


Dermatology: spotlight on the vulva

Dr Katrina Erskine, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Homerton Hospital


Spotlight on the vulva continued

Various cameo cases TBA


Refreshments, exhibition and networking


Reproductive health - a call to action?

Sue Mann, Consultant SRH, Homerton University Hospital, Medical Expert - SRH, Health and wellbeing Directorate, Public Health England


Keynote speech: sexual and reproductive healthcare - a glimpse into the future

Dr Meera Kishen, MD, DGO, Dip.GUM, FFSRH, Past President, FSRH 

 Friday 3rd November Programme


Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition


Chair: Dr Tracey Masters, VP (Specialty) FSRH & Consultant in SRH, Homerton Hospital, London


UK abortion care: issues and inequalities

Clare Murphy, Director of External Affairs, British Pregnancy Advisory Service


Complications of abortion

Richard Lyus, Surgeon, British Pregnancy Advisory Service


Effect of unintended pregnancy and abortion on mental health and wellbeing

Dr Edna Astbury-Ward, Senior Lecturer, School of Social & Life Sciences, Glyndwr University


Panel discusson: abortion today


Refreshments, exhibition and networking


Chair: Dr Janet Michaelis, Associate Specialist in SRH, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Online sexual health services: are they the answer? Are we excluding vulnerable groups?

Dr Paula Baraitser, Consultant in Sexual Health, King's College Hospital, Senior Lecturer in Global Health, King's College London and Director, SH:24


SRH and sex workers

Julie Ledger, Specialist Sexual Health Nurse, Manchester Action for Street Health (MASH)


'The Forgotten STIs', including mycoplasma genitalium and TV

Dr Suneeta Soni, Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV, Sexual Health and Contraception Brighton and Hove


Lunch, Exhibition and Networking


Lunchtime Symposium

IUS not just for Mums and older women - Dr Zara Haider 

This symposium is funded by Bayer

14.10 - 14.55  Workshops (please choose two to attend, 45 minutes' in length each)


Developing SRH Leaders: providing better care

Alan Nobbs, Senior Programme lead, Programme Delivery and Frameworks, NHS Leadership Academy


IUDs: tips and tricks for fitting

Dr Anne Connolly, GPwSI Gynaecology, Bradford and VP, FSRH


SDIs, potentially with a discussion of a complex SDI removal

Dr Paul O'Brien, Raymeded Clinic, Westside Contraception and Sexual Health Services, Central London Community Healthcare


Culture and religion in SRH

Dr Deborah Boyle, Consultant Gynaecologist, The Lister Hospital


Let's talk about sex: why taking a sexual history is important in Primary care

Dr Melissa Garnder, GP Islington and SHIP CIC Director

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