News

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

Listen to Airing Pain programme on vulvodynia, Tuesday 14 February 2017, 8.00 pm

Link to trailer for Airing Pain Programme 87: Vulvodynia

Dr Winston de Mello, Dr David Nunns and Dr Rebekah Shallcross will be talking about vulvodynia on Pain Concern's 'Airing Pain' programme. This will be broadcast live on Tuesday 14 February 2017 at 8.00 pm, and also on Sunday 19 February at 8.00 pm, on the Able Radio website. The programme will also be available later on in the week on demand as a podcast from the Pain Concern website, Audioboom and iTunes.

For more information on the programme, click on the 'Read more' link, or you can listen to the trailer at https://t.co/ff9BI4r8X6.

Read more: Listen to Airing Pain programme on vulvodynia, Tuesday 14 February 2017, 8.00 pm

NEW - Finding a vulval clinic page

Woman sitting working on a laptop with notebook, pen and cup of coffee

If you're looking for a vulval clinic in the UK, you can now access the link from our main menu at Finding a vulval clinic.

London Vulval Pain Support Group meeting, Saturday 28 January 2017, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

 London Vulval Pain Support Group logo

The London Vulval Pain Support Group's first meeting of 2017 will be in the usual London location on Saturday 28 January 2017, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm. Further details about the support group and its meetings can be found on the LVPSG website, or you can email the group administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

London Vulval Pain Support Group meeting, Saturday 10 December 2016, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

 London Vulval Pain Support Group logo

The London Vulval Pain Support Group host their last meeting of this year on Saturday 10 December 2016 from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Christmas refreshments will be available. 

Further details about the support group and its meetings can be found on the LVPSG website, or you can email the group administrator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Manchester Vulval Support Network: meeting on Thursday 8 December 2016, 7.00 pm

Read the text-only version of this flyer for the Manchester Vulval Support Network meeting

Vulval Dermatology in Practice Masterclass, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, 10 November 2016

Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital have sent us details of their forthcoming Vulval Dermatology masterclass, which we give below. Please note that this class is aimed at health professionals rather than patients.

The Guy’s and St Thomas’ Vulval Dermatology in Practice Masterclass, taking place on 10 November 2016 in London, is a unique half-day masterclass run by dermatology specialist Dr Fiona Lewis. It offers an interactive learning experience that brings case studies to life and provides delegates with the opportunity to expand their expertise through practical sessions.

Read more: Vulval Dermatology in Practice Masterclass, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, 10 November 2016

Manchester Vulval Support Network: meeting on Thursday 15 September 2016, 7.00 pm

Read the text-only version of this flyer for the Manchester Vulval Support Network meeting

New Facebook group for male partners of vulvodynia sufferers

Partners of Vulvodynia logo linking to the group's Facebook page

Partners of Vulvodynia is a new Facebook group for men whose partners suffer from vulval pain. They say 'This group has been set up for men whose partners are suffering from vulvodynia. It's important that we offer support and help raise awareness around this rare condition'.

To join the group, sign up with Facebook if you need to, then just follow the above link to the group page and follow the instructions on the page.