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Bristol Vulval Health Support Group meeting, Saturday 15 February 2020, 10.30am

Posted on behalf of the Bristol Vulval Health Support Group.

BRISTOL VULVAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP

The next meeting will be on 15 February 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. .

Bristol Vulval Health Support Group meeting, Saturday 18 January 2020, 10.30am

The Bristol Vulval Health Support Group have asked us to post the following news about their first meeting:

BRISTOL VULVAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP

Meeting on 18th of January 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.
Looking 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. .
Thank you!

Participants needed for study exploring the embodied experiences of people living with chronic vulval pain in the Netherlands (University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

A researcher at the University of Amsterdam is looking to interview people in the Netherlands with experience of chronic vulval pain as part of her anthropology research project.

The study is open to chronic vulval pain sufferers, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed: anyone who has experience of vulvodynia, vestibulodynia, pain during sex, itching, soreness etc is welcome. The researcher is primarily looking to speak with people living in the Netherlands. Please note that the interviews will be in English.

For further details about the study, please see our Current research page.

Participants needed for study examining shared decision making in chronic pain (University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland, UK)

PhD student Abbie McGuire is currently recruiting for her questionnaire study and needs individuals who experience chronic pain (exceeding 12 weeks even with treatment). Abbie's work is examining the ways shared decision making may help individuals with chronic pain. Her survey will take 30-40 minutes to complete but does not have to be done in one sitting.

For further details about the study, please see our Current research page.

Manchester Vulval Support Network: meeting on Thursday 5 December 2019, 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

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

London Vulval Pain Support Group meeting, Saturday 7 December 2019, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm


London Vulval Pain Support Group logo

The London Vulval Pain Support Group will be hosting their Christmas meeting in the usual London location on Saturday 7 December 2019 from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Christmas refreshments (tea, coffee, mince pies and cake) 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. .

Participants needed for study looking at the impact of vulval pain conditions on women's sense of gender, health and wellbeing (University College London, London, UK)

A final year undergraduate student from University College London is looking to interview people who support women with vulval pain for an anthropology research project. The study will be looking at vulval pain conditions and how they impact upon women's sense of gender, health and wellbeing.

For further details about the study, please see our Current research page.