Claudia Estcourt is an Honorary Consultant at Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor in Sexual Health & HIV at UCL, Professor of Sexual Health & HIV at Glasgow Caledonian University and Honorary Consultant in NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

After qualifying from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, her clinical and research roles have taken her to Manchester, Paris, Sydney, and latterly splitting her time between Glasgow and CNWL where she leads an NIHR Programme for Applied Research which focusses on improving sexual health through prevention of transmission of STIs and HIV.  She leads evaluation of Scotland’s HIV PrEP programme.

Research interests include:

  • Partner notification to prevent STI & HIV transmission
  • eSexual Health in UK and LMICs
  • Public health and health service interventions for HIV PrEP

Selected publications:

  • Estcourt CS, Gibbs J, Sutcliffe LJ, Gkatzidou V, Tickle L, Hone K, Aicken C, Lowndes CM, Harding-Esch EM, Eaton S, Oakeshott P, Szczepura A, Ashcroft RE, Copas A, Nettleship A, Sadiq ST, Sonnenberg P. The eSexual Health Clinic System management, prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections: exploratory studies in people testing for Chlamydia
  • Estcourt CS, Sutcliffe L, Mercer C, et al The Ballseye Programme: targeting men for better sexual health. NIHR Journals Libr Health Technol Assess, 2017. . Also highlighted in an NIHR Signal 29.3.17: 
  • Flowers P, Estcourt C, Sonnenberg P, Burns F. HIV testing intervention development among men who have sex with men in the developed world. Sexual Health 2017, UI28080947,
  • Birger R; Saunders J; Estcourt C; Sutton AJ; Mercer CH; Roberts T; White PJ. Should we screen for the sexually-transmitted infection Mycoplasma genitalium? Evidence synthesis using a transmission-dynamic model. Scientific Reports. 7(1):16162, 2017 Nov
  • Mercer CH, Jones KG, Johnson AM, Lewis R, Mitchell KR, Gravningen K, Clifton S, Tanton C, Sonnenberg P, Wellings K, Cassell JA, Estcourt CS. How can we objectively categorise partnership type? A novel classification of population survey data to inform epidemiological research and clinical practice. Sex Transm Infect 2017;93:129-136. UI 27535765

Further details of her academic work can be found online.