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NHIVNA Pre-conference Study Day - The Chemsex Toolkit; a cross-sector, multi-disciplined response to a growing trend

Download Final Programme Date: Wednesday 29 June 2016

Venue: Manchester, UK

This Pre-Conference Study Day took place prior to the 18th Annual Conference of NHIVNA which was held from 30 June - 1 July 2016 at Manchester Conference Centre.

Introduction by Chairs

Michelle Croston
Chair of the National HIV Nurses Association (NHIVNA)

Fiona Fry
Chair of the British Association of the Study of the Liver Nurses Forum (BASLNF)

Study Day Session 1

The Chemsex phenomenon: The story so far...
David Stuart, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

The Chemsex study: Sexualised use of drugs
Adam Bourne, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

How safe are you? A guide to harm reduction and Chemsex'ers health needs
Annette Colcutt, 56 Dean Street, London

Issues in practice, pharmacology, medical priorities and interactions
Gary Whitlock, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Panel discussion - learning from experience

Study Day Session 2

The role of nurses and Chemsex: What can I do in practice?
Joe Phillips, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

Ongoing support: Engaging communities to respond
Patrick Cash, 56 Dean Street, London

The pop-up Chemsex clinic: The Manchester experience
Katherine Ajdukiewicz, North Manchester General Hospital

Evaluation and close