West Midlands Association for Contraception and Sexual Health

Next Symposium

The Autumn Symposium will take place on Saturday 1 October 2022 and will be virtual

Spring Symposium 2022 – Saturday 5 March 2022, delivered by Webinar 

Copy of presentations available below

Post Natal Contraception – Dr Jo Ritchie, Consultant

POP Update – Dr Kate Campbell, ST5 Trainee, Birmingham

How to increase diversity amongst contraception users Dr Annabel Sowemimo, Community Sexual & Reproductive Health Doctor, Founder and Director of Decolonising Contraception Community Interest Company

Adolescence Gynaecology – Dr Uma Marthi, GP with special interest in Women’s Health, GP Partner, Castleton Health Centre, Castleton, Lancashire

Pearls and Pitfalls of Patient Apps Dr Amy Hough, Junior Specialist Doctor in Reproductive & Sexual Health at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

Helping you to Help your Patients with Herpes – Marian Nicholson, Herpes Viruses Association & Shingles Support Society.


Presentations from Autumn meeting 2 October 2021

Use this link for educational template for personal learning

New BASHH Guidelines for Sexual History taking – Dr Hannah Church

What’s New in ContraceptionDr Sarah Hardman, Specialty Doctor SRH and Director of the FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit ,                                Chalmers Centre, Edinburgh

“It’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it. LARC update for IUCD/IUS and Implants’’, QIA. – Dr Rachel Taylor                                                Questions and answers submitted from the audience

HIV Testing Who should have test, blood born viruses, management of test negative, info for GP’s – Dr Steve Taylor 

Genital Dermatology Dr Niki Hart, Consultant Dermatologist, St Michael’s Clinic, Shrewsbury

Transgender SH including vocabulary – Dr Kate Nambiar, Brighton Sexual Health and Contraceptive Service.


Below are the presentations from the March 2021 meeting

LARC ProblemsDr Diana Mansour, Consultant in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Head of Clinical Service, Sexual Health, Newcastle Hospitals, Community Health, New Croft Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

BV – Vaginal Discharge – Dr Phillip Hay, Guys and St Thomas’, London – not available

Telephone Consultations – during Covid and beyond.  What’s here to stay – Dr Suzanne Jewell

Medico Legal Issues– Covid related – MDU – not available

Vaginal AtrophyMiss Lynne Robinson

Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding – Laura Collins, MPFT