2023 Spring meeting

Killeavy Castle Estate, Newry

22nd Apr 2023


Congratulations to the prize winners

1st prize went to Dr Anna Garami, 'Clinical audit of mycoplasmaGenitalium (MG) Testing and treatment in a specialist service.’ GUIDE Clinic, Dublin
2nd Prize went to Dr Leah McVeigh ‘Overview of Monkeypox in our area’ Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast


Dr Stephen Hatton
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How Can we Improve PrEP Access in Ireland

Fernandos K. Ongolly, Doctoral Research Student University College Dublin
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Has COVID-19 changed Gonorrhoea?

Sean McGinley, Leah McVeigh Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
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A novel interagency sexual health initiative for Ukrainian refugees in Cork and Kerry

Presenter: Olga Jackson, RGN Health Protection
Co-authors: Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla, Catherine Darcy Walsh, Michael Hanrahan, Katriona Purcell, Martin Davoren, Peter Barrett
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Factors associated with Monkeypox virus infection in the largest tertiary referral centre in Ireland

Amy Keane, Annmarie White, Fergal Howley, Sinead Murray, Colm Kerr, Brendan Crowley, Emma Devitt, Fiona Lyons, Giovanni Villa
St James Hospital , Dublin
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Overview of MPX cases in Northern Ireland

Leah McVeigh, Sean McGinley, Stephen Megarity, John White, Melissa Perry, Helena Bond, Say Quah, Carol Emerson
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One Day in May
 - The 2022 Monkeypox Outbreak

Dr Joseph Heskin - Specialist Registrar Genitourinary and HIV Medicine - Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust
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The First 120 days in a Public Health Emergency - The Monkeypox Experience in Cork & Kerry

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Monkeypox: overview of the Public Health Response

Dr Derval Igoe
On behalf of initial Incident Management Team, and MPX Outbreak Control Team
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Building trust in risk communications and community engagement during the monkeypox outbreak in Ireland

A Shanley, P Burke, A Ghafoor Butt, M Kelly, M Kirby, P Dineen, F Kelly, Y Morrisey, K MacKenzie, R Conway.
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Recreational drug use (RDU) and sexualised drug use (SDU) among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM) in Ireland

Daly FP, O’Donnell K, Davoren MP, Noone C, Weatherburn P, Quinlan M, Foley B, Lyons F, Igoe D, Barrett PM
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Clinical Audit of Mycoplasma genitalium Testing and Management in a
Specialist Service

Anna Garami, Sile Dooley, June Craig, Fiona Lyons

GUIDE Clinic, St James’s Hospital, Dublin
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An Evaluation of Grindr as an Outreach Tool for Harder to Reach Populations of gbMSM in Ireland. 

Mark Doyle
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Survey of services: Meeting the care needs of people living with HIV in Ireland

Fiona Lyons, on behalf of Rachael Metrustry, HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme
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