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This section contains all the latest news and information from the Vulval Pain Society.

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Vulval Cancer: Risk Factors, Self-examination and Management"

 

Details for VPS Social Media Live broadcast on 8 June at 7.00 BST with Dr David Nunns

 

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Vulval Cancer: Risk Factors, Self-Examination and Management'

on Tuesday 8 June 2021 at 7.00pm BST

GUEST: Mr David Nunns MD FRCOG

Vulval self-examination leaflet for women at increased risk of vulval cancer

The BSSVD in collaboration with Manchester University have produced a leaflet which shows how to perform a vulval self-examination to check for abnormalities:

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Pain Prevention and Transmission: Does the Gut Microbiome Hold the Key?'

 

 

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Pain Prevention and Transmission: Does the Gut Microbiome Hold the Key?'

on Wednesday 26 May 2021 at 7.00pm GMT

The world-renowned expert Dr Siobhain O' Mahony - Director of BSc Neuroscience, University College Cork, Senior Lecturer and Principal Investigator - shares what her research has uncovered and the role of gut bacteria in preventing chronic or persisting pain.

Read more: Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Pain Prevention and Transmission: Does the Gut...

Participants needed for study looking at the employment experiences of people living with chronic pain in Scotland (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

  • Do you live with chronic pain?
  • Do you work in science or technology?
  • Are you in charge of employment policies?
  • Do you know or represent an organisation related to gender or disability issues?

If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, and you're living or working in Scotland, you would be eligible to take part in a study looking at the employment experiences of people with chronic pain in the science and technology sector.

Participation involves one 30-45 minute interview which would be carried out online or over the telephone, depending on what is most convenient for you.

To find out more about the study, see our Current research page.

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'How The Vagina and Vulva are Affected by Menopause'

 

 

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'How The Vagina and Vulva are Affected by Menopause'

on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 7.00pm GMT

GUEST: Dr Angela Wright, GP, Clinical Sexologist and Menopause Specialist

Read more: Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'How The Vagina and Vulva are Affected by Menopause'

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine Approach to Life'

 

 

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine Approach to Life'

on Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 7.00pm GMT

Read more: Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'The Institute of Psychosexual Medicine Approach to...

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Practical Advice for Vulval Skin Conditions'

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Practical Advice for Vulval Skin Conditions'

on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 6.30pm GMT.

Read more: Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Practical Advice for Vulval Skin Conditions'

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Pain and the Pelvic Floor: What Next after Manual Therapy?'

Join us for our next Social Media Livestream: 'Pain and the Pelvic Floor: What Next after Manual Therapy?'

on Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 7.00pm GMT.

With Maria Elliott, Chartered Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor

We're are excited to have the brilliant physiotherapist Maria Elliott as our next Livestream guest. This will complement our previous Live with Maeve Whelan, as Maria explores how physiotherapists can continue to help after manual therapy. Because vulval pain is not just about the vulva!

Join us at 7.00pm GMT on Wednesday 10 March 2021.

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