News

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

Manchester Vulval Support Network - group details and meeting dates

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Manchester Vulval Support Network: next meeting on Monday 13 June 2016, 7.00 pm

Read the text version of the above flyer for Manchester Vulval Support Network: next meeting on Monday 13 June 2016, 7.00 pm

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Channel 5 need interviewees for new sex education TV programme

Crackit Productions have asked us to pass on the following information.

'We're working on an exciting brand new series for Channel 5’s 5* Channel (which is currently being rebranded), called SEX POD.

We’re filming at a studio in London and are keen to find individuals or groups of 18-30 year olds who will come and discuss their sex lives or stories and also ask some generic relationship/sex questions for us in our specially designed pod.

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London Vulval Pain Support Group meeting, Saturday 30 January 2016, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

The London Vulval Pain Support Group's January meeting will definitely now be taking place in the usual London location on Saturday 30 January 2016, 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 4 June 2016, 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

 London Vulval Pain Support Group logo

The next meeting of the London Vulval Pain Support Group will be in the usual London location on Saturday 4 June 2016, 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. .

NEW - Transcript and references now available for VPS Podcast 4 - Physiotherapy treatment for vulval pain

You can now read the transcript for VPS Podcast 4, which is Women's Health physiotherapist Helen Forth's podcast on physiotherapy for vulval pain, at Transcript of VPS Podcast 4 - Physiotherapy treatment for vulval pain: a presentation given by Helen Forth.

We've also posted a full list of the references Helen uses in her presentation at References for VPS Podcast 4 - Physiotherapy for vulval pain: a presentation given by Helen Forth. The original video presentation itself and MP3 audio recording are of course still available on our Listen and watch page.

The Vulval Pain Society Handbook (4th edition)

The Vulval Pain Society HandbookThe VPS publishes its own detailed handbook covering most aspects of vulval pain, including strategies for treatment and management. Aimed at both patients and clinicians, the book includes chapters written by healthcare professionals with a specialist interest in vulval pain, plus some patient perspectives.

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BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat vulval pain feature - website item

Here's a link to the BBC website item on vulvodynia written to accompany the BBC Radio 1 item on vulval pain which is on air today.  For details of the radio item itself, see BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat - feature on vulval pain.