News

26 JUNE 2017
BASHH welcomes data showing dramatic fall in new HIV diagnoses in MSM in London
08 JUNE 2017
New figures show record levels of syphilis as experts highlight importance of increased focus on sexual health
07 JUNE 2017
BASHH express support for extension of HPV vaccination
06 JUNE 2017
A manifesto for sexual health - 2017
01 JUNE 2017
Blogging 4 BASHH

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12 MAY 2017
BASHH support trial to increase access to PrEP in Wales

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) commend the recent announcement from the Welsh Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, of an all-Wales study to provide pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to those who need it in Wales.

05 MAY 2017
Winner of the Cathy Harman Award 2017 announced
28 APRIL 2017
Sexual health experts express deep disappointment at recommendation to reject PrEP for people in Wales

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) express deep disappointment at the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group’s (AWMSG) initial recommendation to refuse to fund the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by the NHS in Wales. We hope that the Welsh Government will reconsider this recommendation and we await further developments on this.

28 APRIL 2017
BASHH welcomes King’s Fund report ‘The future of HIV services in England’

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) welcomes the new report by The King’s Fund.

12 APRIL 2017
Freedom of Information request for clinic level data on HIV and STIs in children

BASHH has been made aware that there have been a number of FOI requests to trusts in England requesting data about children and young people under 16 years attending sexual health services.

10 APRIL 2017
Sexual health experts applaud decision to make PrEP available for use across NHS in Scotland

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) welcome today’s decision from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) to approve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for use within the NHS in Scotland.

05 APRIL 2017
New study shows worrying deterioration in access to sexual health services for patients

Findings from a new study published in the British Medical Journal Sexually Transmitted Infections have demonstrated that access to genitourinary medicine (GUM) services for symptomatic patients has deteriorated in recent years.

29 MARCH 2017
BASHH Members are invited to comment on the NICE HIV testing: Quality Standard Consultation
29 MARCH 2017
BMA MEDFASH Prize - Now Open For Applications
14 MARCH 2017
Experts urge policymakers to address emerging ‘perfect storm’ for sexual health
20 FEBRUARY 2017
BASHH Process for Clinical Excellence Award 2017
17 FEBRUARY 2017
BASHH/PHE Honorary Joint Training Fellowship

Honorary Joint Training Fellowships for Physicians Taking Higher Specialist Training in Genitourinary Medicine 2017

30 JANUARY 2017
Centenary of the Venereal Disease Act 1917
BASHH Reception Event at the House of Lords
26 JANUARY 2017
Cathy Harman Award for Innovation in Sexual Health 2017
26 JANUARY 2017
BASHH Election Results

The BASHH Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 13 January 2017 and the following members were elected to the BASHH Board and CGC committee.

24 JANUARY 2017
Hepatitis A - further update - January 2017

Members Only Access

10 JANUARY 2017
County Lines
03 JANUARY 2017
Update on Hepatitis A

Members Only Access

 

12 DECEMBER 2016
BASHH AGM 2017

Notice of AGM and Proxy Form
Members Only Access

07 DECEMBER 2016
BASHH welcomes Parliamentary report highlighting need for clear provision of HIV services
06 DECEMBER 2016
BASHH welcomes funding for major extension of PrEP implementation in England
01 DECEMBER 2016
BASHH welcomes publication of new NICE guidance on increasing uptake of HIV testing

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) welcomes the publication of new guidelines from NICE designed to support an increase in the uptake of HIV testing, the release of which coincides with World AIDS Day.

29 NOVEMBER 2016
BASHH Newsletter - December 2016
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21 NOVEMBER 2016
Blogging 4 BASHH section launched
11 NOVEMBER 2016
BASHH welcomes High Court ruling on PrEP
31 OCTOBER 2016
BASHH Letter from the Board
25 OCTOBER 2016
Professor Martin Fisher

Presentation of BASHH Outstanding Contribution Award

04 OCTOBER 2016
BASHH expresses concern at irresponsible online prescribing of antibiotics for STIs
03 OCTOBER 2016
BASHH Newsletter No. 77
22 SEPTEMBER 2016
BASHH Elections 2017- 2019

Call for Nominations

20 SEPTEMBER 2016
CALL for nominations for the BASHH Outstanding Achievement Award
07 SEPTEMBER 2016
RCP fellow sought for Joint Specialty Committee for Genitourinary Medicine
05 SEPTEMBER 2016
BASHH echo Health Select Committee recommendations to safeguard public health services, prevention and funding
31 AUGUST 2016
Invitation to respond to 2 important consultations
11 AUGUST 2016
BASHH Members Survey
02 AUGUST 2016
BASHH and BHIVA welcome today's judicial review on the commissioning responsibility for PrEP
29 JULY 2016
BASHH welcomes the launch of new online planning resource for GUM services and other specialties
15 JULY 2016
Kissing may affect oral gonorrhoea transmission in men who have sex with men (MSM)
11 JULY 2016
BASHH launch first ever UK-wide sexual health outreach standards
05 JULY 2016
Experts call for greater focus on sexual health

As new figures reveal worrying increase in gonorrhoea & syphilis

02 JUNE 2016
BASHH denounce NHS England’s decision to abdicate responsibility for the commissioning of PrEP
26 MAY 2016
BASHH welcomes pilot to inform the extension of the HPV vaccination programme to MSM
03 MAY 2016
BASHH Statement

Junior doctors' contract and industrial action

03 MAY 2016
Quadrivalent vaccine maintained for HPV vaccination programme
18 APRIL 2016
BASHH calls for coordinated response to restrain further spread of azithromycin resistant gonorrhoea
06 APRIL 2016
Draft Chlamydia Patient Information Leaflet - Out for Consultation

Out for Consultation

24 MARCH 2016
BASHH statement on the NHSE update on commissioning and provision of PrEP for HIV prevention
16 MARCH 2016
Responding to Domestic Abuse in Sexual Health Settings
16 MARCH 2016
Draft Syphillis Patient Information Leaflet

Out for Consultation

10 MARCH 2016
BASHH/PHE advice regarding Freedom of Information request for clinic level data on STIs in children
29 FEBRUARY 2016
New PHE Guidance Updates
  1. New PHE guidance to assist staff with data from CTAD and GUMCADv2.
  2. PHE update on HIV and STIs in men who have sex with men in London.
26 FEBRUARY 2016
BASHH host parliamentary drop-in session
25 FEBRUARY 2016
BASHH Process for Clinical Excellence Awards 2016
24 FEBRUARY 2016
Cathy Harman Prize 2016
The annual Cathy Harman Prize is open for nominations!
11 FEBRUARY 2016
BASHH Statement on Zika virus (ZIKV)
On 1 February 2016 the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency after the Zika virus was linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil.
04 FEBRUARY 2016
BASHH Newsletter
February 2016
27 JANUARY 2016
Survey: Use of “Spotting the Signs” proforma for identification of child sexual exploitation (CSE)
Spotting the Signs was launched in 2014 to help health professionals across the UK identify young people attending sexual health services who may be at risk of or experiencing sexual exploitation.
22 JANUARY 2016
BASHH Undergraduate Prize
18 JANUARY 2016
BASHH's new President announced
15 JANUARY 2016
BASHH Election Results 2016 - 2018
15 JANUARY 2016
Withdrawal of Specialty Locum Appointment for Training (LAT) posts in England
07 JANUARY 2016
BASHH draft standards for the management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in outreach settings
Consultation now open
29 JUNE 2015
A President's Year - Month 2 to 4
09 FEBRUARY 2015
A President's Year - Month 1