Regional Research / Audits / Publications

2015
Stoke

Presentations:

Posters presented at BASHH Annual Conference Glasgow, June 2015

  1. An audit of Gonorrhoea Management in a UK Sexual Health Clinic. K Bhatt, L Goodall
  2. STI screening in HIV-positive patients attending a city-centre HIV clinic. L Goodall
  3. Improving the PEP experience for patients. S Mensforth, L Goodall

Poster accepted for presentation in IUSTI Conference Sitges, September 2015

  1. Utility of Type-specific Herpes Serological Testing in an Inner City Sexual Health Clinic, Stoke-on-Trent, UK. R Chunara, KA Fernando

Publications:

Original Research (undertaken in UHB): Detecting re-infection in patients after an initial diagnosis of gonorrhoea: is routine recall for re-screening useful?

KA Fernando, T Fowler, J Harding, S Flew, M Caley, J Phattey and JDC Ross.

Int J STD AIDS 2015;26:640-647

University Hospitals Birmingham

Presentations:

Prof. Jonathan Ross.

  • June 2015 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Meeting, Glasgow
  • How important is M. genitalium in pelvic inflammatory disease (oral presentation)
  • How to get involved and effectively use the NIHR Clinical Research Network (oral presentation)
  • European Collaborative Clinical Group Service Evaluation of the Management of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (poster presentation)
  • Sept 2015 Joint International Society for STD Research / International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections conference, Brisbane
  • Clinical performance evaluation of a new, rapid point-of-care system for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis (poster presentation)
  • Sept 2015 European International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Sitges
  • How does the management of pelvic inflammatory disease vary across Europe? A service evaluation (oral presentation)

 

Dr. Keith Radcliffe

  • June 2015 European Master Class in Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vienna.
  • Is Mycoplasma genitalium the chlamydia of the 21st century? (oral presentation).

 

Dr. Meg Boothby

  • June 2015 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, Glasgow, UK.
  • Asymptomatic Lymphogranuloma Venereum in known HIV positive MSM: Is it more common than we think? (oral presentation).

 

Dr Kaveh Manavi:

  • July 2015 International AIDS Society conference, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Is prophylaxis against tuberculosis required for HIV-infected individuals in low incidence settings? (poster presentation)

 

Dr. Vinod Kumar.

  • Apr 2015 Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Annual Scientific Meeting, Edinburgh, UK
  • Introduction of a Depo-Provera® injection provision sticker to improve standards of documentation: a Quality Improvement Project. (poster presentation).
  • June 2015 Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Faculty of Public Health Joint Meeting, London, UK
  • Commissioning a service: feasibility and cost-effectiveness of providing sub-dermal implant in primary care. (poster presentation).
  • Public health element of SRH training - the what, the how and the so what? (poster presentation).

 

Dr Kulsum Jaffer.

  • Oct 2015 West Midlands Contraceptive and Sexual Health Autumn Symposium, Birmingham.
  • Update on Contraceptive Implants New guidelines, training and management. (oral presentation).
  • June 2015 Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Faculty of Public Health Joint Meeting, London, UK
  • The Public Health element of Sexual & Reproductive Health Training. (poster presentation).

 

Dr. Nicola Thorley:

  • Sept 2015 29th European Conference on Sexually Transmitted Infections, Sitges.
  • What is the significance of isolated positive syphilis enzyme immunoassay (EIA) results in HIV negative patients attending the STI clinic? (poster presentation).
  • An audit of testing and vaccination for Hepatitis B in men-who-have-sex-with- men at the Boots and Whittall Street Sexual Health Clinics. (poster presentation).

 

Publications:

Professor Jonathan Ross:

  • Nucleic Acid Contamination in Sexual Health Clinics
    Ross J.
    Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases 2015;28:80–82
  • A Review of Antibiotic Therapy for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
    Duarte R, Fuhrich D, Ross J
    International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2015;46(3):272–277

 

Dr. Keith Radcliffe:

  • 2015 UK National Guideline on the management of non-gonococcal urethritis.
    Horner P, Blee K, O’Mahony C, Muir P, Evans C, Radcliffe K.
    International Journal of STD & AIDS 2016; 27(2): 85–96.

2015 European guideline on the management of Chlamydia trachomatis infections.
Lanjouw E, Ouburg S, HJ de Vries, Stary A, Radcliffe K, Unemo M.
Int J STD AIDS OnlineFirst, published on November 24, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0956462415618837.

  • Background review for the ‘2015 European guideline on the management of Chlamydia trachomatis infections’.
    Lanjouw E, Ouburg S, HJ de Vries, Stary A, Radcliffe K, Unemo M.
    Int J STD AIDS OnlineFirst, published on November 24, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0956462415618838.
  • 2015 European guidelines for the management of partners of persons with sexually transmitted infections.
    Tiplica G-S, Radcliffe K, Evans C, Gomberg M, Nandwani R, Rafila A, Nedelcu L, Salavastru C.
    JEADV 2015 DOI: 10.1111/jdv.13181.
  • Screening for alcohol misuse in sexual health clinics (editorial).
    Radcliffe K, Thorley N.
    Sex Transm Infect 2015; 91: 4-5.
  • Gonorrhoea treatment position statement
    Fifer H, Hughes G, Radcliffe K.
    Sex Transm Infect 2015; 91: 307.

 

 

Dr. Kaveh Manavi:

 

  • Clinical Challenges of Thyroid Eye Disease in HIV Positive Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy.
    Edmunds MR, Mellington F, Ford RL, Torlinska B, Manavi K, Boelaert K.
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015:jc20143544.
  • Comparison of doxycycline with azithromycin in treatment of pharyngeal chlamydia infection.
    Manavi K, Hettiarachchi N, Hodson J.
    Int J STD AIDS. 2015. Oct 27. pii: 0956462415614723.
  • A regional HIV service users’ satisfaction survey; a successful implementation of BHIVA Standards of HIV Care.
    Manavi K.
    HIV Medicine 2015; 16(2): Abstract P177.

 

 

Dr Vinod Kumar:

 

  • Hysteroscopic local anesthetic intrauterine cornual block in office endometrial ablation: a randomized controlled trial.
    Kumar V, Tryposkiadis K, Gupta JK.
    Fertil Steril. pii: S0015-0282(15)02030-0. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.10.019. [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

Dr Nicola Thorley:

 

  • The management of isolated positive syphilis enzyme immunoassay results in HIV-negative patients attending a sexual health clinic.
    Thorley N, Adebayo M, Smit E, Radcliffe K.
    Int J STD AIDS OnlineFirst, published on December 3, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0956462415621660
  • The performance and clinical utility of cervical microscopy for the diagnosis of gonorrhoea in the era of the NAAT.
    Thorley N, Radcliffe K.
    Int J STD AIDS 2015; 26: 656-660.

 

 

Dr Sarah Barrett

 

  • Stribild™ (Emtricitabine/Tenofovir/Elvitegravir/Cobicistat) and darunavir: a novel regimen for the PI experienced, ritonavir intolerant patient.
    Page M, Barrett S, Taylor S.
    Sex Transm Infect 2015; 91:A29 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052126.85.