Gender & Sexual Minorities (GSM)

Gender & Sexual Minorities (GSM)


  • Dr Sally Jewsbury          Chair
  • Dr Laura Mitchell
  • Richard Desmond         
  • Dr Stuart Gibson
  • Dr Carol Emerson
  • Dr Nick Medland
  • Dr Tristan Barber
  • Nathan Dean
  • Samual Murphy             STASH rep
  • Daniel Trotman
  • Emma Hawke
  • Dr Jo Smith                   Enquiries correspondent           
  • Dr Michael Edwards      Secretary
  • Dr Richard Vytniorgu
  • Dr Sophie Ross             Deputy Chair
  • Dr Martyn Wood
  • Dr Daniel Clutterbuck
  • Dr Emma Devitt

The SIG will promote:

  • Promote the sexual health of GSM within BASHH and at a wider strategic/policy level
  • Prioritise prevention of STI/HIV and other related adverse health outcomes in GSM
  • Collaborate with community organisations to promote sexual health of GSM
  • Contribute to the surveillance of STIs relating to GSM
  • Assist the monitoring and evaluation of prevention initiatives/interventions for GSM
  • Promote best practice in the prevention, diagnosis, management including partner notification of STI/HIV through development of and contribution to guidelines and standards
  • Identify gaps and define research priorities for the sexual health of GSM
  • Provide education through meetings and via other media
  • Promote access to information, advice, prevention, treatment and care relating to sexual health for GSM
  • Contribute to undergraduate and post-graduate curricula development




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