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PrEP and HIV Testing Seminar for GPs and Primary Care Staff

Oct. 22, 2018 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • HIV Prevention England
  • The St Pancras & Somers Town Living Centre London NW1 1DF
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  • This free event for GPs and other professionals working in primary care will provide an expert-led introduction of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and information on HIV testing, ahead of National HIV Testing Week, which this year begins Saturday 17 November 2018. Between 2015 and 2017 new HIV diagnoses in the UK declined by a staggering 28%. As we enter a new era in HIV prevention this event provides an opportunity for GPs and other professionals working in primary care to learn more about how you can play a pivotal role in protecting the nation's sexual health. Our expert panel includes: Dr Melissa Gardner - Director, Clinical Lead SHIP CIC (Sexual Health in Practice Community Interest Company) Dr Michael Brady - Medical Director, Terrence Higgins Trust Greg Owen - Co-founder, I Want PrEP Now Event Programme Networking and light dinner from 6pm Panel discussion from 6.30pm HIV in the UK and the impact combination prevention including PrEP is having on new diagnoses. The evidence and effectiveness of PrEP and clinical concerns. The patient perspective and access to PrEP in England. Identifying people who may benefit from PrEP and performing rapid sexual health risk assessments. The role of GPs and people working in primary care in HIV prevention. If you have any questions about this event please contact hpe@tht.org.uk
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