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BHIVA Spring Conference 2024 - Presentations

Monday 29th April 2024

Welcome & Introduction

Welcome from Yvonne Gilleece, Chair, BHIVA
Welcome from Local Host Matthew Page, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Overview and OI Guidelines
Stuart Flanagan, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Update on the BHIVA pregnancy and postnatal guidelines
Laura Byrne, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Invited plenary

Pathways to prevention: Rethinking PrEP delivery
John Saunders, UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

BHIVA guidance on statins for primary prevention: too sweeping or ahead of the curve?
Roby Rakhit, Royal Free Hospital & University College London

Primary care & primary prevention: impact of lower statin thresholds for people with HIV
Agatha Nortley-Meshe, NHS England

Oral Abstracts Session One

O01 Monitoring people not retained in care and subsequent re-engagement
Veronique Martin, UKHSA

O02 Integrated Care System (ICS) funding for re-engaging patients no longer in care - an important new area for HIV commissioning
Goli Haidari, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

O03 Current HIV testing guidelines miss areas in which one third of people diagnosed late reside
Alison Brown, UKHSA

O04 Opt-Out HIV Testing in Emergency Departments Successfully Addresses Key Gaps in Testing
Melanie Rosenvinge, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

O05 Factors associated with the HIV online postal selfsampling testing cascade in London, 2022
Jo Gibbs, University College London

Parallel session

The Positive Voices Survey: the community’s voices
Nicoletta Policek, UK-CAB
Adamma Adghaizu, UKHSA
Iain Reeves, Homerton Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Alex Sparrowhawk, UK-CAB

Parallel session

NHIVNA: Introducing a national model of HIV Nursing care
Michelle Croston, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Steve Callaghan, EQE Health Limited
Moses Shongwe, Barts Health NHS Trust
Eileen Nixon, University Hospitals Sussex

Oral Abstracts Session Two

O06 Implementing long-acting Cabotegravir + Rilpivirine therapy in six UK clinics and the community - the ILANA study
Chloe M. Orkin, Queen Mary University of London

O07 Management of viral blips and viraemia on injectable cabotegravir + rilpivirine in the UK
Kyle Ring, Queen Mary University of London

O08 Unravelling the Clinical Applications of HIV Proviral DNA Sequencing
Iresh Jayaweera, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

O09 Validity of small volume blood testing for HIV viral load: phase 1 results in participants with undetectable HIV viral load (TINIES Study)
Anya MacLaren, University College London

O10 What if we see you in clinic once a year? Triple benefits of changing the HIV care pathway to align with other chronic diseases
Lynn Riddell, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Clinico-Pathological Correlation Case Presentation Session

3 heads are better than 1
Alice Bone, Cardiff and Vale

Rash Decisions - Differential diagnosis of a widespread nodular eruption in a person living with HIV
Amy Stewart, NHS Lothian

Managing Multiple opportunistic infections in a pregnant patient living with advanced HIV
Sean McGinley, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

Treating the uncultured
Matthew Powell, University Hospital of Wales

Tuesday 30th April 2024

Remaining challenges for hepatitis management in 2024

Towards HCV Elimination by the End of the Decade – Optimized Approaches for Vulnerable, Inner-City Populations
Brian Conway, Vancouver Infectious Diseases Centre

ED testing- challenges and lessons of a combined BBV approach
Rachel Hill Tout, NHS England

Rarer HCV genotypes and impact on management
Emma Thomson, MRC - University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR)

Health inequalities and marginalised communities

Addressing Health Inequalities experienced by Black African and Black Caribbean Women in Birmingham: A Collaborative Approach
Jara Phattey, Umbrella Sexual Health Services

The Intersection of Incarceration and HIV: How can healthcare providers better serve prisoners living with HIV, Challenges & Solutions
Pank Sethi, Positive East

HIV among South Asian communities in the UK
Rageshri Dhairyawan, Barts Health NHS Trust

Oral Abstracts Session Three

O11 A digital doorway to PrEP: Analysis of demographic trends and PrEP uptake in users requesting online testing outside London in England
Ben Weil, The Love Tank

O12 PrEP awareness, access and adherence: a qualitative exploration between three minority population groups in London
Renee West, GMI Partnership/Positive East

O13 Barriers and facilitators to PrEP access in Black women in England: Perspective from multiple stakeholders
Flavien Coukan, Imperial College London

O14 Managing missed doses of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): HIV prevention healthcare professionals (HCP) survey
Julie Fox, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

O15 Pat: improving access to HIV and sexual health information through AI chatbot technology
Ian Montgomery, Positive East and Ingrid Folland, Japeto

Parallel session

People First Charter
Laura Waters, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Angelina Namiba, 4M Network of Mentor Mothers
Caroline Sabin, University College London
Harun Tulunay, Positively UK
Yvonne Gilleece, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

Parallel session

Tackling Stigma: The HIV Confident charter mark and the HIV Ambassador Programme
Daron Oram, National AIDS Trust
LeaSuwanna Griffith, Fast Track Cities London
Henn Mossery-Golan, Terrence Higgins Trust

Oral Abstracts Session Four

O16 Met and unmet need among people with HIV in the UK: Results from the Positive Voices Survey 2022
Colette Smith, University College London

O17 Desi POV (point of view): a digital campaign to increase HIV knowledge and awareness in the South Asian community
Hasan Mirza, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

O18 Common Ambition Bristol (CAB): Views and experiences of community outreach and dedicated testing clinics for people of African and Caribbean heritage in Bristol
Fiona Fox & Temilola Adeniyi, University of Bristol

O19 An arts-based narrative enquiry: Naming HIV to children - young people and parents share the stories that matter to inform future practice
Katie Warburton, University of Central Lancashire

O20 Addressing and challenging HIV stigma in the beauty industry
Darren Knight, George House Trust

What’s new in HIV and sexual health

What’s new in HIV
Daniel Clutterbuck, NHS Lothian

Sexual health Update: 2024
Matt Philips, North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS FT / University of Central Lancashire

Wednesday 1st May 2024

Themed poster session

TP01 Adherence to statins and medications for cardiovascular disease in patients living with HIV by liquid chromatographytandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS) urine analysis
Joshua Nazareth, University Hospitals of Leicester

TP02 Psychotic disorders in young people with perinatally acquired HIV: clinical and psychosocial characteristics of a London cohort
Indira Mallik, Barts Health NHS Trust

TP03 Statins for all? Applying contemporary recommendations for statin therapy comparing QRISK3 to ASCVD AHA/ACC and impact on primary prevention prescribing in people living with HIV
Vladislav Zlatkin, University College London Medical School

TP04 The impact of amino acid & micronutrient supplementation on gut HIV reservoir in the AMAZE trial
Maryam Khan, Queen Mary University of London

TP05 A review of patients identified as susceptible to measles in a diverse London HIV cohort, their demographics and subsequent MMR vaccination uptake
Christina Nigrelli, Croydon University Hospital

Invited plenary

What’s new in General Medicine
Michael Ewens, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Invited plenary

Management of low level viraemia
Nicola Mackie, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Best poster session

Cognitive impairment

Cognitive impairment – HIV community concerns
Jo Josh, UK-CAB

Classifying cognitive impairment in people living with HIV and HIV-associated brain injury
Sam Nightingale, University of Cape Town (virtual presenter) and Anna Jane Dreyer, University of Cambridge

Clinical management of patients with cognitive complaints
Jonathan Underwood, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Alan Winston, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Parallel session - International Partnerships Working Group lunchtime symposium

Delivering HIV care in a time of conflict: the Sudan experience
Doug Fink, Royal Free Hospital
Rasha Omer, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Maisoon Abdelrahman, Ministry of Health, Sudan

Parallel session

HIV Outcomes UK: Showcasing our work to end inequalities and improve the health-related quality of life for people living with HIV
James Cole, National AIDS Trust
Adam Williams, HIV Outcomes
Caroline Sabin, University College London
Nicoletta Policek, UK-CAB
Darren Knight, George House Trust
Carol Emerson, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and big data - how could they change future research and care of HIV?
Amitava Banerjee, University College London

AI: a community perspective on the opportunities and challenges
Ant Babajee, Middlesex University London

The use of AI to understand complexity in HIV care - the importance of data integration
Lauren Walker, University of Liverpool