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Sexual Health Update–Services, management of common sexually transmitted infections, and medical aspects of transgender medicine

Topic:
Sexual Health Update – Services, management of common STI's and medical aspects of transgender medicine
Speaker:
Dr Alvin Ding - Consultant Tasmanian Sexual Health Service

Dr Kate Scoles - Consultant Tasmanian Sexual Health Service

Dr Jenny Mission - Registrar Tasmanian Sexual Health Service

Dr Helen Bills - Registrar Tasmanian Sexual Health Service
Date & Time:
6.30pm - 8.00pm, Wednesday 20 October 2021
Location:
Webinar
Audience:
GPs

More than half of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are managed in primary care, and general practice is often the first point of contact for transgender people.

The purpose of this event is to provide an:

  • Understand of the services provided by Clinic 60
  • Discuss current best practice in diagnosis, management and follow-up of common STI’s
  • Introduction of the medical aspects of transgender medicine and referral pathways

It is hoped this event will be the first in an ongoing, bi-annual series.

Information about our speakers:

Dr Alvin Ding graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast and completed his medical physician training in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. He then moved to England to complete Sexual Heath and HIV Medicine training. Alvin has been working in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine for more than a decade. He gained further experience in HIV Medicine by spending time in various dedicated HIV units in London. Alvin moved to Hobart in 2016 with his family.

Dr Kate Scoles graduated from the University of Tasmania and completed her medical training within the Tasmanian Health System. She qualified in General Practice, where she practiced for several years before undertaking Sexual Health Physician training, recently qualifying in 2020. Kate has lived in Tasmania most of her life and is passionate about providing quality health care to her fellow Tasmanians.