Scottish Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Update - 30 September 2022 - Online

Date: 30 Sep 2022

Start time: 08:30AM

End time: 12:30PM

Venue: Online

Cost: £15

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Scottish Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Update - 30 September 2022 - Online

Opening times

Daytime event.


  • Sexual Problems
  • Public Health
  • Gynaecology
  • Contraception


08.30-08.45 Access event on Microsoft Teams  
08.45-09.00 Welcome and Introduction to the day Dr Sinead Cook
Dr Janet Barter
Gary Waltham
09.00-09.35 Talk 1: “Update from the FRSH Clinical Effectiveness Unit” Dr Katie Boog
09.35-10.10 Talk 2: “Vaginismus: an increasing problem?” Dr Dianna Reed
10.10-10.25 BREAK  
10.25-11.10 Breakout rooms/workshops
Discussion topics: Current challenges in contraception service delivery and training.
11.10-11.45 Talk 3: “Just try to relax? - how to make vaginal exams and IUC insertions more comfortable” Dr Heike Gleser
11.45-12.20 Talk 4: “Ethnic health inequalities in Sexual Health” Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan
12.20-12.30 Evaluation and close Dr Sinead Cook

Speakers and chair

Dr Sinead Cook 
Chair of FSRH Scotland and a consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health (NHS Grampian).
Dr Janet Barter
President of the FSRH and a consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health (Barts Health NHS Trust).
Gary Waltham 
Chief Executive Officer of the FSRH.
Dr Katie Boog
Co-director of the FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit, leading on guidance dissemination and CEU guidance-related education and audit products and is a consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health (NHS Fife).
Dr Dianna Reed
Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health (NHS Grampian) and is the lead for psychosexual medicine in her service.
Dr Heike Gleser
Consultant in Sexual & Reproductive Health (NHS Tayside) and the Menopause Lead for her service. She recently attended a medical hypnosis foundation training course (British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis) and is working on how to integrate this learning into clinical practice.
Dr Rageshri Dhairyawa
Consultant in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University London. Her clinical work, research and advocacy focus on health equity particularly at the intersections of gender and ethnicity.

Who should attend?

This online event is aimed at anyone working in Scotland with an interest in sexual and reproductive health.

3 CPD points awarded and attendance certificate, recorded on Turas Learn for NHS Scotland participants, who have provided details of a registered account.

How to book

The registration fee for the half day online event is £15.

Please make payment of £15 registration fees to:

NHS Grampian
Sort Code: 60-70-80
Account No: 10019340
Payment Reference Number: SFSRH-N35074-4037

Registration closes on 26 September 2022.