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Making every contact count: improving the assessment of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men using a structured proforma
  1. Ming J Lee,
  2. Bhavna Oza,
  3. Mark Pakianathan,
  4. Aseel Hegazi
  1. The Courtyard Clinic, St Georges Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ming J Lee, GU Medicine, St George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT, UK; minglee{at}doctors.org.uk

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The 2014 Public Health England draft strategic framework highlights the disproportionately poorer health and well-being of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) in the areas of sexual health, mental health and substance use.1 Unlike other clinical settings, GUM clinics are unique in routinely establishing sexual orientation information from patients and are therefore also well placed for the early identification of mental health …

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  • Contributors All authors contributed to the audit design. MJL and BO performed the data collection and MJL, BO and AH performed the data analysis. All authors contributed to the drafting of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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