- Young persons' access to genitourinary medicine clinics in the UK: a cross-sectional surveyMelonie Thomas
Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Sex Transm Infect 88:348-51. 2012..This service evaluation of genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in the UK was designed to quantify access for young people requesting to be seen and to establish whether they could be seen outside school hours...
- Access to genitourinary medicine clinics in the United KingdomE Foley
Department of Genito Urinary Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals, Hampshire, UK
Sex Transm Infect 77:12-4. 2001..To assess the variability in time taken for a patient to be seen in a genitourinary (GUM) clinic in the United Kingdom having contacted that clinic by telephone and compare this with GUM physicians' expectations...
- Midwives and HIV antibody testing: identifying the key factors for achieving the targetsE Foley
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals, Brinton s Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 0YG, UK
Int J STD AIDS 12:730-2. 2001..2-48.6%) vs 67% (95% CI: 56.3-76.0%), respectively. This demonstrates the need for regular updating of midwives about HIV antibody testing...
- How normalised is HIV care in the UK? A survey of current practice and opinionE Rutland
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, UK
Sex Transm Infect 83:151-4. 2007..It is apparent that access of other healthcare professionals to clinical information about a patient's HIV care differs between centres in the UK. Lack of awareness of an individual's HIV status may compromise their clinical care...
- Patient-initiated delay at a genitourinary medicine clinic: are there public health consequences?L Sanmani
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, St Mary s Road, Southampton, SO14 OYG, UK
Sex Transm Infect 84:560-2. 2008..To assess the public health consequence of patients electing not to be seen within 48 hours in a genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic...
- Access to genitourinary medicine clinics: how long does it take to book an appointment by telephone?K Dixon
University of Southampton Medical School, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 23:544-5. 2012..Care should be taken to ensure that the first point of contact with a clinic is favourable as it reflects on how an entire service may be perceived...
- Variation in clinical practice in genitourinary medicine clinics in the United KingdomC A Carne
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Sex Transm Infect 79:240-2. 2003..This study was conducted to examine the variation in clinical practice in genitourinary medicine clinics in the United Kingdom in early 2002...
- Should men with asymptomatic non-specific urethritis be identified and treated?A Blume
Department of GU Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 19:744-6. 2008..The low level of chlamydia and other STIs in partners of asymptomatic men with pathogen-negative NSU does not support the routine use of microscopy to identify these patients...
- Do 'do not attends' at a genitourinary medicine service matter?C Swarbrick
University of Southampton, School of Medicine, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 21:326-8. 2010..Sending a SMS text message to patients who DNA notifying them of the time of walk-in services might be the most effective way of recapturing these patients without compromising future clinic appointment slots...
- Evaluation of time for non-GU medicine physicians to diagnose HIV infection in patients presenting with HIV-related illnessesV Lee
Department of Genito Urinary Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, Brinton s Terrace, Southampton SO14 0YG, UK
Int J STD AIDS 17:97-8. 2006..Late diagnosis of HIV infection remains a significant problem. HIV infection should be considered as part of the differential diagnoses to ensure early diagnosis and intervention...
- Patient views on examinations as part of asymptomatic screening in sexual health clinicsK Heseltine
Southampton University, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 23:305-7. 2012..Of the 83 truly asymptomatic men with low sexual risk involved, 86% expressed the intention of having an examination having read the PIS...
- Contraceptive use among women attending an open access genitourinary medicine departmentK Trewinnard
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 20:573-4. 2009..In total four-fifths of the women without a reliable method of contraception wanted contraceptive advice and/or future contraceptive provision in the GU medicine clinic...
- European guideline for the management of genital herpes, 2010R Patel
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Southampton Medical School, Southampton, UK
Int J STD AIDS 22:1-10. 2011..They include details on the management of HSV in pregnancy, those who are immunocompromised and the clinical investigation and management of suspected HSV-resistant disease...