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E-learning for specialist training in sexual health and HIV: reflecting on 10 years of eHIV-STI
  1. John Evans-Jones1,
  2. Louise Garrahan2,
  3. Rob Taylor2,
  4. Eleanor Crook3
  1. 1 Cheshire West and Chester Sexual Health Services, HCRG Care Group, Chester, UK
  2. 2 e-Learning for Healthcare, Health Education England, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
  3. 3 Unity sexual health, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr John Evans-Jones, Cheshire West and Chester Sexual Health Services, HCRG Care Group, Chester CH2 1UL, UK; john.evans-jones{at}

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eHIV-STI is part of e-learning for healthcare (elfh) and was developed in 2012 by Health Education England, BASHH and the Royal College of Physicians.1 2 Users are able to self-register for the elfh e-learning hub in the UK using an NHS email address or Open Athens. The programme is also available via the NHS electronic staff record and internationally via eIntegrity.3 It is used by UK specialty registrars in genitourinary medicine (GUM) to prepare them for the BASHH STI/HIV course and then subsequently for their required diplomas in …

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  • Contributors JE-J is clinical lead for eHIV-STI and drafted the article, with comments from LG. RT was responsible for the evaluation survey. EC was responsible for the BASHH undergraduate curriculum.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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