News

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

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.

Read more: The Vulval Pain Society Handbook (4th edition)

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.

BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat - feature on vulval pain

We have just been informed by the BBC that the Radio 1 feature on vulval pain is provisionally scheduled to air, subject to the BBC's news agenda, on Radio 1's Newsbeat programme on Thursday 8 October 2015 at 12.45 pm and 5.45 pm, UK time.

Read more: BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat - feature on vulval pain

VPS signs up to eBay for Charity

You can now raise funds for the VPS when you're on eBay, as we've recently signed up to the eBay for Charity scheme. Sellers of items on eBay can choose to donate a percentage of the sale price to us, and buyers can look for items sold in aid of the VPS, or just make a donation to us at the online checkout for any item. You can even just make a donation to the VPS using PayPal whilst browsing eBay, whether or not you buy or sell anything. To find out more about using eBay for Charity, see the relevant page on the VPS website, or visit the eBay site directly. 

NEW - Transcripts page on VPS website

Work is ongoing to make the VPS website more accessible to all users, and as part of this, we have recently set up a new Transcripts page. At the moment, this new page contains links to webpage transcripts of some of the VPS podcasts from our Listen and watch page, including presentations from our recent Super Workshop in May 2015. However, we hope eventually to be able to offer transcripts of all of our audiovisual content, including the podcasts, the webinars and anything else which involves listening or watching.

Read more: NEW - Transcripts page on VPS website