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SHIP Training

Sexual Health in Practice (SHIP) training

The SHIP programme offers interactive training for general practice led by GPs and practice nurses.

The approach focuses on providing essential knowledge on HIV and sexual health alongside practical advice on communication strategies and risk assessment. MEDFASH to date has been commissioned to deliver SHIP training in Islington, Enfield, Camden, Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham, Haringey and Bexley.

Recently published research shows how the delivery of the SHIP programme in primary care in a high HIV prevalence borough in London led to a tripling in the number of HIV tests provided.

Read the research

If you are interested in running the SHIP programme in your area or if you have any queries please contact us at

Find out more about SHIP

Watch a video with Dr Melissa Gardner talking about SHIP here

Visit our programme of events to book on a SHIP course