- To improve the quality of care given to patients presenting to Genitourinary Medicine and HIV Clinics with Sexual Dysfunction
- To provide a forum for education, training and research in the area of sexual dysfunction for all.
Membership of the BASHH SIG in Sexual Function
- David Goldmeier, Chair
- Karl Hollows, Vice Chair
- Emma McCarty
- Wallace Dinsmore
- Alan Tang
- Pippa Green
- John Green
- Uday Joshi
- Ali Mears
- John Ewan
- Jane Ashby
- Shalini Andrews
- Nadia Ahmed, SpR Representative
- Agnes Mosobela, Nurse Representative
You can download a pdf document on training in Sexual Dysfunction byclicking here
The Sexual Dysfunction SIG performed a survey of sexual function service provision in UK genitourinary medicine clinics in 2007. Please click on this link to download a pdf of the published results: BASHH survey 2007
C Emerson MRCP DipGUM D Goldmeier MD FRCP and P Green MBBS DipGUM on behalf of BASHH Special Interest Group for Sexual Dysfunction. Assessing training in sexual dysfunction for genitourinary registrars.Int J STD AIDS 2009;20:745-747
Richardson D, Goldmeier D Recommendations for the management of retarded ejaculation: BASHH Special Interest Group for Sexual Dysfunction. Int J STD AIDS 2006;17:7-13. THESE RECOMMENDATIONS HAVE BEEN REVIEWED AND A UPDATE SUMMARY HAS BEEN PRODUCED: TO COMPLEMENT THE 2006 DOCUMENT: Delayed Ejaculation 2011 update
Link to the BSSM Erectile dysfunction guidelines: http://www.bssm.org.uk/downloads/BSSM-algorithm-premature-ejaculation-v4.pdf
NEW (June 2011): Erectile Dysfunction Auditable Outcomes (Based on BSSM Guidelines- link as above)
- All men with ED should have a sexual and relationship history taken. Target: 100% offered, 100% accepted.
- All men with ED should have a comprehensive medical history taken that includes: drug history, psychological and social history including information on alcohol and recreational drug use. Target 100% offered, 100% accepted.
- All men with ED should have a genital examination. Target 100%, 85% accepted *
- All men with ED should have a cardiovascular risk assessment. This includes, as a minimum: blood pressure reading, body mass index, blood glucose and lipids. Target 100% offered, 85% accepted.
- All men with ED should have their serum total testosterone measured. Target 100% offered, 85% accepted.
- First line treatment should be offered at the initial appointment. Target 90% offered and accepted*.
* patients initially seeing a psychologist or sex therapist may not have a genital examination, and treatment initiation may be deferred in patients deemed to have psychogenic ED until a more complete history is taken- which may take a few sessions. "Treatment", however includes sex therapy as well as medications or vacuum devices ; it is recommended that when undertaking audits that patients seeing psychologists or sex therapists are assessed separately from those seeing physicians.
Contact the Sexual Function SIG
- If you have an enquiry about the SIG or any 'sexual function' query, please email Dr David Goldmeier firstname.lastname@example.org
- BASHH OGM 17th October 2014 Afternoon Session
- Steering Group Meeting St Mary’s Hospital 14th November 2013
- ABC of Sexual Dysfunction, RSM 17th October 2013
- Steering Group Meeting St Marys Hospital, 15th November 2012
- Satellite Symposium BASHH Spring Meeting 27-29 June 2012
- ABC of Sexual Dysfunction, RSM 24th October 2011
- Steering group meeting, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. 25th May 2011
- ABC of Sexual Dysunction. RSM 20th October 2009
- Steering group meeting, THT, 19th November 2008
- The Sexual Function SIG is presented at the BASHH OGM, 3rd October 2008
- Steering group meeting, RSM, 21st November 2007
- Sexual Dysfunction Masterclass, RSM, 16th October 2007
(Please click here for details of the programme)
- Sexual Dysfunction Masterclass -Practical Approaches to the Management of Sexual Dysfunction - Wednesday 1st November 2006 - RSM
- Sexual Dysfunction Masterclass - Practical Approaches to the Management of Sexual Dysfunction - Wednesday 1st November 2006 - RSM
- Managing Sexual Dysfunction in the 21st Century (6th/7th May 2005)