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MEDFASH news and closure

MEDFASH news and closure

Transfer of MEDFASH publications and resources

Following the announcement that MEDFASH would close at the end of 2016, we have agreed arrangements with other organisations to take over our current publications and resources. This page provides the latest information on how to access these from their new providers.

The Sexual Health & HIV Policy eBulletin has transferred to the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH). To receive any future issues of the Sexual Health & HIV Policy eBulletin you must subscribe or re-subscribe. 

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The Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin has transferred to NAM aidsmap. To receive any future issues of the Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, you must subscribe or re-subscribe.

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HIV TIPs (HIV testing in practice), the online educational tool for general practice, has transferred to the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) and will be available here.

The booklets - HIV in primary care and HIV for non-HIV specialists - diagnosing the undiagnosed, have transferred to the British HIV Association (BHIVA). It is no longer possible to order these from MEDFASH. Details of how to order them from BHIVA are available here.

Versions of these booklets adapted for use across Europe were jointly published (as pdfs) by MEDFASH and JUSTRI on 1 December 2016. They can be downloaded free of charge from JUSTRI at and or from our Publications page.

See press release


Read a more detailed statement from MEDFASH and the above organisations about the transfers

Announcement of MEDFASH closure

On 21 September 2016, we announced that MEDFASH will close at the end of 2016.

Read press release

In a farewell eFeature for the MEDFASH Sexual Health & HIV Policy eBulletin, Ruth Lowbury, MEDFASH Chief Executive, discusses the challenges faced by small charitable organisations such as MEDFASH and reflects on how we have collaborated with other organisations over the years to influence policy and practice.

Read eFeature


MEDFASH 25th Anniversary

We launched our new website and branding in 2012 to mark the 25th anniversary of MEDFASH.

We also published an anniversary report profiling MEDFASH in 2012 and its achievements over 25 years. 

Download 'MEDFASH - Promoting excellence in HIV and sexual healthcare for 25 years'

We held an event to celebrate this milestone occasion at BMA House, London, on 6 November. The guest speaker was Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England.

There were also presentations by Professor Brian Gazzard and Ruth Lowbury.


MEDFASH closure

MEDFASH closed in December 2016. This website is not being updated. 

To see an archive of MEDFASH publications click here

You can also see archives of our eBulletin and EUROBulletin