Prison SIG

The group has been reformed in February 2020 and will meet 3 times a year.

The aims of the group are:

  • To define standards of care for sexual health provision in prisons in the UK
  • To provide support to those facilitating sexual health provision in prisons in the UK
  • To enable standardisation of practice across prisons



Membership of Special Interest Group:

  • Dr Susanna Currie (Chair, GU Consultant)
  • Miss Jodi Aldridge (Specialist nurse)
  • Dr Sum Yee Chan (Consultant in genitourinary medicine)
  • Mr Jon Dunn (UKHSA, Sexual Health Facilitator for the North West)
  • Dr Huda Fadzillah (GU Consultant)
  • Dr Wai Lin Htun (GUM Trainee representative)
  • Mrs Kathy Jones (Health Advisor)
  • Belinda Loftus (Cluster Manager – Integrated Sexual Health, Spectrum Community Health CIC)
  • Mr Dave Mansley (Matron in GUM)
  • Dr Rebecca Marchant (Trainee rep)
  • Dr Jenny Murira (GU Consultant)
  • Dr Imogen Murray (Specialty Doctor sexual health, NHS Forth Valley/ NHS Fife) 
  • Dr Lesley Navaratne (GU Consultant)
  • Dr Katia Prime (GU Consultant)
  • Dr Michael Rayment (GU Consultant)
  • Dr S Shivasankar (GU Consultant)
  • Sophie Strachan (Patient representative & sexual health advisor)
  • Mr. Pank Sethi (Patient representative)
  • Ms Felicity Young (Consultant Nurse)


 2022 Meetings:

  • Wednesday, 23rd February 2022.


 Future plans:

  • Prison SIG Scientific meeting 30/9/2022
  • Chair invited to present new guidance at Health & Justice Conference, November 2020 – postponed until 2021.
  • Opportunities to publish work carried out by our Educational Fellows at BASHH annual conference and other international conferences.


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