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Evaluation of the inaugural BASHH Sexual Violence Training Day
  1. Tara Suchak1,
  2. Rachel Sacks2,
  3. Rageshri Dhairyawan3
  1. 1 Newcroft Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
  2. 2 Jefferiss Wing, St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  3. 3 Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tara Suchak, Newcroft Centre, Market Street East, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6ND, UK; tarasuchak{at}

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On 21 June 2013, the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) Sexual Violence Group held a training day on managing sexual violence (SV) in response to training needs identified in a national survey of genitourinary medicine (GUM) trainees.1 The day consisted of lectures and workshops on managing adolescent and adult survivors of male and female sexual assault (SA), domestic abuse (DA), human trafficking (HT) and sexual exploitation, vulnerable adults and those with learning difficulties.

To assess the success of the day, pre-course and post-course questionnaires were devised to elicit delegate …

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