Regional Research / Audits / Publications

2017

Coventry
Auditing mortality among HIV patients in Coventry. BHIVA Poster presentation Liverpool 2017
S Das, S Croxford, S. Bopitiya, A. Timperley, S. Allan, H Taha

Effect of Low Dose Oral Vitamin-D on Bone Mineral Density Changes in HIV Patients
H Taha, S Bopitiya, S Das. BHIVA Poster presentation Liverpool 2017

World AIDS Day – a global view of HIV infection
Dr Huda Taha | 1st December 2017 https://www.hippocraticpost.com/infection-disease/world-aids-day-gobal-view-hiv/

Wolverhampton
An audit to assess HIV testing in Black African patients admitted to the Acute Medical Unit
Radhika McCathie (RWH) and Bethan Jones, 4th Year undergraduate, University of Birmingham
BASHH Poster presentation 2017 Belfast

STI testing in HIV positive MSM patients: A Missed Opportunity?
C Cain, R McCathie. BASHH Poster presentation 2017 Belfast

Worcester
An audit of hepatitis B and C testing in a sexual health service – an opportunity for cost saving
Sumit Bhaduri, Lucy Hansen, William Spice
Poster presentation BASHH Belfast 2017

Audits of both management of chlamydia and also emergency contraception provision as a marker of quality in an integrated service
Sumit Bhaduri, Melanie Mann
Poster presentation BASHH Belfast 2017

Weight gain in patients using integrase inhibitors – an emerging class side effect
Sumit Bhaduri, Mark Roberts
Poster presentation BHIVA Liverpool 2017

Stoke
Frankis J, Goodall L, Abubakari A, Clutterbuck D, Flowers P. Regular STI testing amongst men who have sex with men who use social media is suboptimal – a cross-sectional study.
Int J STD AIDS 2017; 28: 573-83

L Goodall, Y Rehman, N Coetzee. A cluster of infectious syphilis cases.
Poster presentation BASHH Annual conference, Belfast, June 2017

L Goodall. Management of rectal chlamydia in an urban sexual health centre.
Poster presentation BASHH Annual conference, Belfast, June 2017

M Page, J Barnes, I Ahmed, S Munatsi, M Ghanem, L Riddell, A Palfreeman, A Lenko , I Stephenson, L Goodall et al. A visual antiretroviral regimen based tool to support cost effective prescribing in treatment-naive individuals: defining the baseline.
Poster presentation. BHIVA Annual Conference, London, April 2017

K Fernando, B Jose. Observations and lessons learned from a newly implemented inter-trust joint HIV-Endocrinology multi-disciplinary team meeting.
Poster presentation. BHIVA Liverpool 2017

M Morton, K Fernando. Utility of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Swab in Acute Syphilitic Infection. Oral presentation in the 7th International Academic and Research Conference, Manchester 2017

Walsall
Why do women discontinue long acting reversible methods of contraception? Findings from an integrated sexual health clinic.
Dr I Chukwulobelu, Dr W Dear, Mr O Ohizua, Dr S Acharya, Dr J Arumainyagam
Prize poster presentation, BASHH conference Belfast 2017

Birmingham
Prof. Jonathan Ross
April 2017 British HIV Association Annual Conference, Liverpool
Mediterranean diet can improve cardiovascular risk in HIV dyslipidaemia: a randomised controlled dietary intervention trial (poster presentation)

June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Conference, Belfast
How to reduce costs but maintain standards in STI management (Harrison Lecture - oral plenary)
Designing sexual health services to meet the needs of young people in the UK: results from a qualitative study (poster presentation)
Highlighting clinical need in diagnosing Mycoplasma genitalium infection: use of a modified Delphi approach to obtain a UK perspective (poster presentation)
Vaginal infections and contraception – results of a patient questionnaire (poster presentation)

June 2017 Health Economists' Study Group Meeting, Aberdeen
Non-marginal budget impacts in health technology assessment: a theoretical presentation (session presentation and discussant - Louise Jackson)

July 2017 World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Boston
Sex, infection and choices: Stated preferences for preventing HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections in high- and low-income countries (oral presentation by Louise Jackson)

July 2017 STI & HIV World Congress, Rio de Janeiro
The efficacy and safety of gentamicin for the treatment of genital, pharyngeal and rectal gonorrhoea (GToG): a randomised controlled trial (oral presentation)

Sept 2017 Congress of IUSTI-Europe on Sexually Transmitted Infections, Helsinki
Understanding Attitudes to the Diagnosis of Mycoplasma genitalium infection: a modified delphi approach to obtain a United Kingdom (UK) perspective (poster presentation)

Dr. Sarah Barrett
June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Conference, Belfast
Audit of Home STI testing Kits (poster presentation)

Dr. Meg Boothby
September 2017 IUSTI-Europe Congress, Helsinki
Audit of Hepatitis C Screening in Risk Groups Attending the Sexual Health Clinic (poster presentation by A Gibbs, M Boothby, N Thorley)


Dr. Rachel Caswell
June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Conference, Belfast
Partnerships between services can support Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Violence and Exploitation (poster presentation)

Dr. Ngozi Dufty
June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Centenary Event, London
Contribution of Armed Forces medical staff to the development of VD services in the UK (oral presentation)

Dr. Kulsum Jaffer
April 2017 Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare Annual Scientific Meeting, Cardiff
Migration of a Nexplanon Contraceptive Implant to the Pulmonary Artery (poster presentation)

Dr. Kaveh Manavi
April 2017 British HIV Association Annual Conference, Liverpool
Baseline investigations of patients new to HIV clinic: are they worth it? (poster presentation)
The completion rate and response rate of immunisation against hepatitis B virus infection in HIV infected patients (poster presentation)
The completion rate and response rate of immunisation against hepatitis B virus infection in HIV infected patients (poster presentation)

June 2017 West Midlands Acute Medicine Conference, Birmingham
Update on HIV medicine (oral presentation)

November 2017 28th Emergency Medicine Continuing Education Forum, Birmingham
Rare infectious diseases cases presentation (oral presentation)

December 2017 West Midlands GIM Training Day Conference, Birmingham
(oral presentation)

Dr M Page
M Page, J Barnes, I Ahmed, S Munatsi, M Ghanem, L Riddell, A Palfreeman, A Lenko , I Stephenson, L Goodall et al. A visual antiretroviral regimen based tool to support cost effective prescribing in treatment-naive individuals: defining the baseline.
Poster presentation. BHIVA Annual Conference, London, April 2017

Dr. Keith Radcliffe
Aug 2017 Congress of IUSTI-Europe on Sexually Transmitted Infections, Helsinki
European STI guidelines – practical uses (oral presentation)
Jun 2017 BASHH Scientific Meeting: moving innovations into practice, London
Innovation in service delivery (oral presentation)
Jun 2017 BASHH Annual Conference, Belfast
Highlighting clinical need in diagnosing Mycoplasma genitalium infection: use of a modified Delphi approach to obtain a UK perspective (poster presentation)
Dr. Nicola Thorley
Sept 2017 Congress of IUSTI-Europe on Sexually Transmitted Infections, Helsinki
Hepatitis C testing audit in at-risk groups attending the Umbrella Sexual Health Service (poster presentation)

June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Conference, Belfast
A service evaluation comparing home-based testing to clinic-based testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in Birmingham and Solihull (oral presentation by P Bannerjee)

Dr. David White
May 2017 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science, Paris
Adherence intentions, long-term adherence and HIV acquisition among PrEP users in the PROUD open-label randomised control trial of PrEP in England (poster presentation)

June 2017 British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Annual Conference, Belfast
Clinical Value of Syphilis PCR Testing at Whittall Street Clinic (oral presentation by A Parsloe)


UHB - Publications

Prof. Jonathan Ross:
Impact of early versus deferred antiretroviral therapy on estimated glomerular filtration rate in HIV-positive individuals in the START randomised study
Achhra A, Mocroft A, Ross M, Ryom-Nielson L, Avihingsanon A, Bakowska E, Belloso W, Clarke A, Furre H, Lucas GM, Ristola M, Rassool M, Ross J, Somboonwit C, Wyatt C
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2017;50(3):453-460

Antibiotic therapy for pelvic inflammatory disease
Savaris RF, Fuhrich DG, Duarte RV, Franik S, Ross J
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010285. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010285.pub2

Adverse Effects of a Single Dose of Gentamicin in Adults: A Systematic Review
Hayward RS, Harding J, Molloy R, Land L, Longcroft-Neal K, Moore D, Ross JDC
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2017 DOI:10.1111/bcp.13439

European Guideline for the Management of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Ross J, Guaschino S, Cusini M, Jensen J
International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections 2017 DOI: 10.1177/0956462417744099

Intravaginal boric acid – is it an alternative therapeutic option for vaginal trichomoniasis?
Thorley N, Ross JDC
Sexually Transmitted Infections DOI: 10.1136/sextrans-2017-053343 

A randomised controlled trial to compare the clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and safety of gentamicin and ceftriaxone in the treatment of gonorrhoea (The G-TOG Trial)
JDC Ross, Jan Harding, Lelia Duley, Alan A. Montgomery, Trish Hepburn, Wei Tan, Clare Brittain, Garry Meakin, Kirsty Sprange, Sukhwinder Thandi, Louise Jackson, Tracy Roberts, Janet Wilson, John White, Claire Dewsnap, Michelle Cole, Tessa Lawrence, on behalf of the G-TOG Collaborative Group
NIHR Health Technology Assessment Journal (in press 2017)

Highlighting the clinical need for diagnosing Mycoplasma genitalium infection
Ison CA, Fifer H, Gwynn S, Horner P, Muir P, Nicholls J, Radcliffe K, Ross. JDC, Taylor-Robinson D, White J
International Journal of STD & AIDS (in press 2017)

Dr. Rachel Caswell:
Emerging sexually transmitted viral infections: 1. Review of Ebola virus disease.
Caswell RJ, Manavi K
Int J STD AIDS. 2017 Jan 1 2017

Patient confidentiality and autonomy: how do we account for coercive control?
Cohen CE, Caswell RJ on behalf of the BASHH Sexual Violence Special Interest Group
Sex Transm Infect 2017;93:232-233.

Dr. Ngozi Dufty:
Time to consider a targeted HPV vaccination programme for male military recruits
Sharp WMJ, Nadarzynski T, Dufty NE
J R Army Med Corps. BMJ Publishing Group. 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2017-000802


Dr. Penny Goold:
Phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Chlamydia trachomatis isolates from patients with persistent or successfully treated infections
Pitt R, Alexander S, Ison C, Horner P, Hathorn E, Goold P, Woodford N, Cole MJ
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx454

Dr Kulsum Jaffer:
Umbrella: A innovative integrated sexual health service in Birmingham, UK
Jewell S, Campbell K, Jaffer K
Journal of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care 2017

Migration of a Nexplanon Contraceptive Implant to the Pulmonary Artery
Barlow-Evans R, Jaffer K, Balogun M
BMJ April 2017

Dr. Kaveh Manavi:
Observational study of factors associated with return of home sampling kits for sexually transmitted infections requested online in the UK
Manavi K, Hodson J
BMJ Open 2017; 22: e17978.

The prevalence of HIV among women with high-grade cervical smear abnormalities in Birmingham, United Kingdom: A prospective cohort study
Qureshi NS, Manavi K
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017; 212:51-53.

Emerging sexually transmitted infections- 1. Review of Ebola Virus Disease
Caswell R, Manavi K
Int J STD AIDS. 2017:956462417703572. doi: 10.1177/0956462417703572.

Lenalidomide as a treatment for relapsed AL amyloidosis in an HIV-positive patient
Denman J, Manavi K, Cook M
Int J STD AIDS. 2017:956462417694561. doi: 10.1177/0956462417694561

Dr Nicola Thorley:
Intravaginal boric acid – is it an alternative therapeutic option for vaginal trichomoniasis?
Thorley N, Ross JDC
Sexually Transmitted Infections DOI: 10.1136/sextrans-2017-053343

A service evaluation comparing home-based testing to clinic-based testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in Birmingham and Solihull
Banerjee P, Thorley N, Radcliffe K
Sexually Transmitted Infections Jun 2017, 93 (Suppl 1) A5-A6; DOI: 10.1136/sextrans-2017-053232.15

Auditing the use and assessing the clinical utility of microscopy as a point-of-care test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a Sexual Health clinic
Mensforth S, Thorley N, Radcliffe K
International Journal of STD and AIDS OnlineFirst. July 14, 2017.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462417721062