genito-urinary medicine


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genito-urinary medicine

The current term for the speciality formerly described as venereology. Genito-urinary medicine has acquired a new status, prominence and importance since the appearance of AIDS.
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Last night, Cheshire West and Ellesmere Port and Neston PCTs said they were committed to meeting the key target of appointment at a genito-urinary medicine clinic within 48 hours by 2008.
Representatives from Newcastle's genito-urinary medicine (GUM) team attended the Nursing in Practice Awards 2008, held in Birmingham.
Dr Loay David, sexual health consultant, said: "We're very delighted that Rugby finally will have a dedicated purpose-built centre for genito-urinary medicine, HIV and sexual health as we have wanted this centre for years.
A YOU don't have to tell your doctor as every city has a genito-urinary medicine clinic, which works on an anonymous basis.
Dr Jane Richards, associate specialist in genito-urinary medicine, said she was delighted that FasTest had been recognised for good practice.
If you're worried you may be one of the 20,000 who don't know they are infected, you can get a confidential HIV test at your local genito-urinary medicine clinic.
Anyone who thinks they may have come into contact with an infected person should go to their GP or genito-urinary medicine (GUM) clinic for a check up.
There is pounds 404,000 being spent on audiology, pounds 153,000 towards cardiology to help heart patients, pounds 515,000 on renal services and more than pounds 400,000 on sexual health for genito-urinary medicine clinics.
The number of people seen within 48 hours of first contacting the town's genito-urinary medicine (GUM) clinic has doubled in the last year.
His work at the hospital's genito-urinary medicine clinic involved removing genital warts.
Dr Loay David, a consultant in genito-urinary medicine at George Eliot Hospital, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, explained that the problem was ignorance rather than promiscuity.
The number of genito-urinary medicine (GUM) clinic sessions has fallen by 10% in Wales and only a third of clinics run sessions after 5pm to make it more convenient for patients to attend.