Sex and the law


Friday 16 February 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Sexuality & Sexual Health Section


3 CPD Points

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about this event

Places are available on the day

This day meeting will explore some of the legal aspects of sexual health management and HIV and outline the legal framework for sexual health practice. 


Delegates will gain knowledge on:

  • Understand the management and assurance of confidentiality in sexual health and HIV care

  • Know when, and how the rationale for breach confidentiality for the safety of public health

  • Understand important psychosocial components of sexual health and disclosure

who should attend?

The target audience will be specialists in sexual health and HIV (consultants, associate specialist, speciality doctors and trainees), nurse specialists in the field of sexual health and HIV, pharmacists in the same field of sexual health and HIV and also medical students


RSM members: £20 - £40

Non members: £25 - £60


5.00 pm

Registration, tea and coffee

5.30 pm

Welcome and introduction

Mr Omi Ohizue, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Walsall; President, Sexuality & Sexual Health Council, The Royal Society of Medicine

5.35 pm

Chair: Introduction

Dr Huda Taha, Consultant, GU/HIV Medicine

5.40 pm

Confidentiality and consent in sexual health

Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury, Medicolegal Advisor, MPS

6.25 pm

Questions and answers

6.40 pm

Contraception - legal pitfalls and how to avoid them

Professor Sam Rowlands, Bournemouth University

7.25 pm

Question and answers

7.40 pm

Criminal law and sexual health

Dr Udvitha Nandasoma, Medical Defence Union

8.25 pm

Question and answers

8.40 pm

Concluding remarks, completion of evaluation forms and close of meeting

register for this event

  • Registration is now closed
  • Places are available on the day


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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Lucy Courtney-BennettTel: 02072903945 Email: arrow