News

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

Birthday fundraiser for the VPS

Some of you will have seen our fantastic trustee, Sheren Gaulbert, on our webinars. Sheren has created a fundraiser for her birthday, so if you'd like to support us, please do.

You can find Sheren's fundraising page on Facebook.

Video of Facebook Live Q&A of 20 August 2020 with Sheren Gaulbert and Laura Rathbone von Meurs

'Compassionate care, not just clever care'

VPS trustee Sheren Gaulbert and specialist physio and clinical educator Laura Rathbone van Meurs discuss the challenges met by those experiencing vulval pain when accessing healthcare - and how physios and clinicians can better support someone with vulval pain and deliver more compassionate care.

You can watch the video here.

CANCELLATION - Vulval Pain Society Webinar, Friday 3 April 2020, 2.00pm

Regrettably this webinar has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. Many apologies for this.

Please keep an eye on our website and social media for further news and dates for future webinars.

Thanks for your patience.

Participants needed for study investigating the interaction of self-compassion and pain perceptions in chronic pain (University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK)

Portsmouth University Health Psychology student Le Nguyen is looking for participants for her online study which will investigate how self-compassion and pain perceptions interact with each other in chronic pain.

The study is looking for volunteers who are aged 18 or over and have chronic pain to answer a 10-minute online questionnaire.

Full details of the study are given on our Current research page.

VPS article on vulvodynia is published in Pharmacy and Northern Ireland Healthcare Review

In 2019, we were invited to contribute a two-page article on vulvodynia to Scottish Pharmacy Review, Welsh Pharmacy Review and Northern Ireland Healthcare Review, which are publications aimed at healthcare professionals.

This article has now been published in all three reviews and is available for all to read as a PDF on the VPS website. Healthcare professionals can also read the article on the Northern Ireland Healthcare Review website (pages 34 and 35).

 

Bristol Vulval Health Support Group meeting, Saturday 21 March 2020 - MEETING CANCELLED

Posted on behalf of the Bristol Vulval Health Support Group.

Meetings of the Bristol Vulval Health Support Group are temporarily suspended due to the Corona virus, the room in the museum is not currently available. We are looking into holding virtual meetings. Please email for further information, and to join our mailing list so that we can let you know when face to face meetings resume. Our email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please see website at https://sites.google.com/view/bristolvhsg.

London Vulval Pain Support Group meeting, Saturday 14 March 2020 - MEETING CANCELLED

 London Vulval Pain Support Group logo

Please note that unfortunately the London Vulval Pain Support Group's meeting on Saturday 14 March 2020 has had to be cancelled at short notice.

We would like to offer our apologies for any inconvenience caused by the cancellation.

Bristol Vulval Health Support Group meeting, Saturday 21 March 2020, 10.30am

Posted on behalf of the Bristol Vulval Health Support Group.

BRISTOL VULVAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP

Meeting on 21 March 2020 at 10.30am.

The meeting will be held in a private meeting room in Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RL.
We will be at the door to welcome you from 10.00am.
Coffee and cake will be provided.

Look forward to meeting you there.

Any questions, please email Jane at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .