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Next Meeting : 2023 Autumn meeting

17th - 18th Nov 2023

The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire

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2023 Autumn meeting

Speakers include

Dr Aoife Mullally, Consultant Obstetrician, Coombe Hospital Dublin and HSE Clinical lead for Abortion.

Dr Michael Rayment, Consultant in Sexual Health & HIV, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Dr John McSorley, Consultant in Genitourinary and HIV medicine, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.

More speakers to be announced soon

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17th Nov 2023

13:30

Registration - Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches


14:00

SSSTDI Annual General Meeting and Opening Address, Professor Fiona Lyons, President SSSTDI



Session 1

Chairs:  Professor Fiona Lyons, President SSSTDI
 


14:15

Abstract 1: Testing and management of patients with Trichomonas Vaginalis (TV) at the GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital (SJH), Dublin, Ireland

Bergin, J., King, A. and Villa, G.


14:30

Abstract 2: Changes in Gonorrhoea Epidemiology in Cork & Kerry (2016 – 2022)

M. Hanrahan, C. D’arcy Walsh, O.Jackson, O.Bruton, A.Bermueller, A. Dillon, P. Barrett

Dept. of Public Health – HSE South West (Cork & Kerry)


14:45

PLENARY: “Hospital-based abortion care: where we are now”.

Dr Aoifa Mulally, Consultant Gynaecologist

Coombe Womens & Infants Hospital. Lead of HSE abortion services


15:30

Abstract 3: Scratching the surface: A review of scabies presentations in an urban sexual health service

O’Flaherty C., White A., Devitt E.

GUIDe Clinic, St James’s Hospital


15:45

Abstract 4: Characteristics of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) users aged over 50 in the GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin

C. Keegan Hickey, D. Murphy, L Quinn, S. McCormack, E. Devitt, G. Villa


16:00

Tea/Coffee/biscuits


 
Sponsored Satellite Symposium

Chairperson:  Dr Aisling Loy, Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
 


16:30

‘Menopause Matters ‘ HIV and Menopause’

Dr Naomi Sutton, Consultant Physician

Rotherham Sexual Health Services, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


 
Session 2

Chair: Dr John White, Consultant in Sexual Health/HIV, Western & Northern Health & Social Care  Trusts NI
 


17:30

PLENARY: Mycoplasma Genitalium: Clinical Conundrums in Clinical Practice”

Dr Michael Rayment , Consultant in Sexual Health & HIV

Chelsea &Westminster Hospital


18:15

Abstract 5: A retrospective chart review of the cause of death in a HIV positive cohort attending the GUIDE Clinic

Farrell G., Bergin C.

GUIDe Clinic, St James’s Hospital


18:30

Abstract 6: HIV Fast-Track Cities (FTC) scoping study in Ireland

Rachael Metrustry, Caroline Hurley, Fiona Lyons

HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme (SHCPP)


18:45

Abstract 7: Rise in Neurosyphilis admissions since 2021 to a large Tertiary Referral Hospital

Dr Emma Kinghan, Dr Sean McGinley, Dr Leah McVeigh, Dr Carol Emerson

Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast


20:00

SSSTDI Society Dinner

Royal St George Yacht Club


18th Nov 2023

 
Session 3

Chairs: Dr Derek Freedman, Consultant in GenitoUrinary Medicine, Dublin
 


09:30

Abstract 8: The students new union club: STI testing

Sherrey, H, Emerson, C.

Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast


09:45

Abstract 9: Community Needs of gbMSM in Ireland in Response to Mpox PHEIC

Gilmore, John P (1); Comer, D. (2); Noone, C. (2); Shanley, A.(3)

1.UCD, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems. 2.University of Galway, School of Psychology. 3.MPower Programme, HIV Ireland


10:00

Abstract 10: National response to increase in sexually acquired shigellosis in gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Ireland

Derval Igoe, on behalf of the National Shigella Incident Management Team

National Health Protection Service of Ireland


10:15

PLENARY: "Be careful what you wish for"

Dr John McSorley, Consultant in GenitoUrinary & HIV Medicine

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust


11:00

Tea/Coffee/Biscuits


 
Sponsored Satellite Symposium
“The ART of individualised care”

Chairperson: Dr Adam Stubbs
 


11:30

The ART of living well with HIV: It’s everyone’s business

Moses Shongwe HIV Network Lead Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust, London


12:00

The ART of making HIV a smaller part of our patients’ lives

Prof Giovanni Guaraldi,  Professor of Infectious Disease

University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy


 
Session 4

Chair: Dr Grainne Courtney, Consultant in GU Medicne, Gay Mens Health Service, Dublin
 


12:30

Abstract 11: Guidelines and Practice of Breastfeeding in Women Living with HIV- Results from the European INSURE Survey

A Keane, F Lyons, K Aebi-Popp, C Feiterna-Sperling, H Lyall, A Martínez Hoffart, H.Scherpbier, C Thorne, H Albayrak Ucak, A Haberl


12:45

Abstract 12: One year anniversary of Ireland’s free home STI testing service

Caroline Hurley, Rachael Metrustry, Justin Harbottle, Paula Barrister, Fiona Lyons

HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme (SHCPP)


13:00

Closing remarks and prize giving


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