Support Groups Gallery
A page where we can show the many Support Groups in action. Send your photos (with caption) to Susan Mills
Cambridge Vasculitis Support Meeting: speaker on this occasion was Dr Lisa Willcocks, Consultant Nephrologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital - discussing ANCA Vasculitis Causes and Treatments.
North East Vasculitis Support Meeting at Freeman’s Hospital in Newcastle - sSpeakers on this occasion were Dr Jonathan Heaney, Consultant Rheumatologist; Dr Alice Lorenzo, Consultant Rheumatologist; and Prof Bridgett Griffiths, Consultant Rheumatologist.
The very first Norfolk Vasculitis Support Meeting was held at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital on October 15th. It was so well attended with over 50 people patients, family and friends. Dr Chethan Mukhytar and Prof David Scott held a Question and Answer Session. Ruth Cookson and Jeryl Joy won both raffle prizes and almost £600 was raised for Vasculitis UK.
East Midlands Vasculitis Support Meeting September 2018
Dr Reem Aljayyousi, Consultant Nephrologist, Leicester Hospital gave an excellent presentation discussing steroid regimens and withdrawal of steroids, on going clinical trials and ANCA vasculitis.
Nurse Specialist Alice Muir, Circle Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre, also gave an excellent presentation discussing living well with vasculitis, including fatigue and management of fatigue.
Reem, Alice and Kate
7 'Weggies' and partners from 5 Counties at Support Group meeting in the 'Feathers Inn at Wadesmill. Thanks to Ian and Linda for arranging. Bucks. Herts. Beds. Cambs. and Essex get together
Spring West Country Vasculitis lunch in The Smugglers Arms, Dawlish
The new Swindon Vasculitis Support Group spent Rare Disease Day morning in the library at Wootton Bassett and spoke to quite a few people and handed out information to help raise awareness of Vasculitis and also their own support group.
Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch 2017
East Midlands Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch
West Country Christmas Lunch 2017
Plymouth Vasculitis Support Coffee morning
West Country Vasculitis Support Group Summer BBQ
Beds, Bucks and Berks Vasculitis Support luncheon Club
New Sussex Vasculitis Support Meeting, Hastings Pier. Attended by 30 members and sponsored by DC Mercer and Sons
North East Support Group Lunch
West Country Vasculitis Support Meeting - Devon and Exeter Hospital Speakers - Dr Lucy Smyth Consultant Nephrologist and Dr Richard Hague Consultant Rheumatologist
East Midlands Vasculitis Support Christmas Party - surprise visit from Santa too
Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales Vasculitis Support Group Meeting - Speaker John Mills discussing the latest developments in vasculitis research, European vasculitis and rare Disease collaboration plus the latest news regarding Vasculitis UK. The meeting was followed by a fantastic Chinese Christmas buffet.
Beds, Bucks and Herts Vasculitis support Lunch
Vasculitis Leaders Meeting October 2016
Plymouth Vasculitis Support lunch
Scarborough Vasculitis Support Meeting
West Country Vasculitis Support BBQ August 2016
East Midlands Vasculitis Summer Meeting July 2016
New Plymouth Support Group - June 2016
Liverpool, Cheshire & North Wales Support group: Dr Omar Nawaytou, Aortic Fellow from Liverpool Chest and Heart Hospital was the speaker. He spoke about types of operations required to deal with aneurysms at various places on the aorta.
North Yorkshire Vasculitis Meeting April 2016
West Country Vasculitis Support Lunch - April 2016
Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Meeting - April 2016
Oxford Vasculitis Seminar , March 2016
Lincoln Vasculitis Support Group Spring Lunch. Carol Gillespie gave a demonstration of Reflexology and Massage.
South Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting - Speakers Emma Hughes, Rare Disease UK and Jenny Fulford-Brown, Vasculitis UK
Merseyside Cheshire and North Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting - Speakers DR Janice Harper and Specialist Nurse Sarah Hardy
Vasculitis East Midlands Christmas Lunch 2015 - with Father Christmas aka John Mills Chairman of VUK
West Country Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch
Vasculitis Ireland Annual Conference October 2015 - Speakers Prof Mark Little, Trinity College Dublin, Dr Derek Mitchell, Dr Eamon Malloy, St Vincent's Dublin and Dr Niall Conlon St James's Dublin
Speakers Professor Caroline Savage and Lindsey Chapman (Birmingham QE) with David Sambrook - Vasculitis West Midlands Annual Support Group Meeting October 2015
Vasculitis Support Group Leaders Meeting October 2015 - Chaired by Jenny Fulford Brown and Charlotte Stoner
Northumberland and Cumbria Support Group Meeting September 2015 - Speakers - Dr Jim Lordan, Dr Bridget Griffiths Freeman Hospital Newcastle and John Mills Chairman of Vasculitis UK