2019 Autumn Meeting

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

22nd - 23rd Nov 2019

2019 Autumn Meeting

Hotel rooms no longer available.

Our Autumn meeting will again take place in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Please note the date in your diary. Further information will be available on this website in due course. Registration includes subsidised accommodation on the Friday night in the Royal Marine Hotel.

22nd Nov 2019

13:30

Registration

Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches


14:00

SSSTDI Annual General Meeting, Elections and Opening Address

Dr Say Quah, President SSSTDI


 

Session 1

Chair: Professor Fiona Mulcahy, GUM Consultant, GUIDE Clinic, St James’s Hospital


14:15

Abstract 1

A Virtual HIV Clinic at a Tertiary Referral Centre: A feasabilty Study

Al Doaible K.1, O’Connell J.1, McConkey S.1,2, McNally C.2, de Barra E.1,2 1.Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) 2. Beaumont Hospital


14:30

Abstract 2

Rapid HAART Starts in Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection: An Audit from the GUIDE Clinic

Farrell, G.; Kelly, L.; Murphy, S.; Clarke, S


14:45

PLENARY: “The Ifs and Butts of HPV Infection”

Dr Michael Gaisa

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York


15:30

Abstract 3

3 terms of testing in University

Suzanne Todd, Yvonne Wilson, Helen Sherrey, Carol Emerson, Belfast Trust


15:45

Abstract 4

Mycoplasma Genitalium: Testing Pilot

SJ Megarity, LM Bell, CR Emerson


16:00

Tea/Coffee


 

Sponsored Satellite Symposium "Treating Today for Tomorrow"

Chair: Adam Stubbs, Medical Director, European Alliance Countries, ViiV Healthcare


16:30

“Overview of Recent Data and Hot Topics”

Dr Nneka Nwokola

Global Medical Director, ViiV Healthcare, Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine


17:00

“Women and HIV”

Dr. Yvonne Gilleece

Consultant in HIV & Sexual Health at Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals


17:30

Tea/Coffee



Session 2

Chair: Dr Aisling Loy, GUM Consultant, GUIDE Clinic, St James’s Hospital


17:30

Plenary: “What to do about self-reported antimicrobial allergy - can a nurse led program unstick the label? ”

Dr Niall Conlon Consultant Immunologist

St James’s Hospital


18:15

Abstract 5

Two cases of CD8 Encephalitis with CSF EBV viremia and integrase inhibitor resistant HIV CSF viral escape.

C, Kerr, C Hutchinson, J Cryan, F Mulcahy, E Devitt


18:30

Abstract 6

World record STI testing attempt

Cathy Johnson, Fionnuala Perry, Yvonne Wilson, Tara O’Neill, Helen Sherry, Carol Emerson, Belfast Trust


18:45

Abstract 7

A Qualitiy Improvement Initiative; on-line booking for Asymptomatic, Nurse-led STI testing appointments

Grainne Kelly, Bernadette Hand, Emma Devitt, Aisling Loy, GUIDE Clinic, SJH Dublin


19:00

Abstract 8

Update on trends in early infectious syphilis in Ireland

Gillian Cullen1, Phil Downes2, Melissa Brady1, Derval Igoe1


20:30

SSSTDI Society Dinner

Royal Irish Yacht Club


23rd Nov 2019

Session 3

Chair:   Dr Fiona Lyons, GUM Consultant, GUIDE Clinic, St James’s Hospital


09:30

Abstract 9

Factors associated with lower knowledge of HIV and STI transmission, testing & treatment among MSM in Ireland – Findings from the MSM internet survey Ireland (MISI) 2015

Cian Carey (1), Kate O’ Donnell (2), Martin Davoren (3), Mick Quinlan (4), Derval Igoe (2), Peter Barrett (1)


09:45

Abstract 10

Syphilis in Pregnancy. Changing Trends?

Orla Cunningham, CMS ID, CWIUH & Sinead Murphy, CNS HIV, SJH


10:00

PLENARY: ‘HIV prevention and STI risk: three decades of syndemic synergies’

Professor Helen Ward

Clinical Professor of Public Health, Imperial College, London


10:45

Tea/Coffee/Biscuits



Sponsored Satellite Symposium

Chair – Dr Eoin Walker, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast


11:15

Rapid Initiation

Dr Emma Devitt, Consultant

GUIDE Clinic , St James’s Hospital, Dublin


Session 4

Chair – Dr Eoin Walker, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast


12:15

Abstract 11

The Prevalence of high-risk HPV DNA and mRNA in anal PAP smears from an outpatient population of HIV positive men who have sex with men in Ireland

Kerr C, Heskin J, Cullen E, White C, Naik P, O’Leary JJ, Sadlier C, Bergin C, Martin C


12:30

Abstract 12

PrEP provision -does it make a difference?

Carol Emerson, Suzanne Todd, Yvonne Wilson, Stephen Megarity, Say Quah


12:45

Key Findings from the EMIS 2017 Report Dr Derval Igoe, HPSC, Launch of the EMIS 2017 Commnity Report Part 2 – (Minority Stress) Mr Mick Quinlan Gay Health Network, Dublin


13:00

Closing remarks and prize giving


13:15

End of Conference