Support Groups Gallery

A page where we can show the many Support Groups in action. Send your photos (with caption) to Susan Mills

November 2018

Photo of Dr Lisa Willcocks

Cambridge Vasculitis Support Meeting: speaker on this occasion was Dr Lisa Willcocks, Consultant Nephrologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital - discussing ANCA Vasculitis Causes and Treatments.

Group photo - attendees at North East Vasculitis Support Meeting Photo of key speakers at North East Vasculitis Support Meeting

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.

October 2018

Norfolk Vasculitis Support Meeting

 

Norfolk Vasculitis Support Meeting

 

Norfolk Vasculitis Support Meeting

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.

September 2018

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

Reem, Alice and Kate

July 2018

5 Counties Support Group meeting

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

April 2018

Spring West Country Vasculitis lunch in The Smugglers Arms, Dawlish

Spring West Country Vasculitis lunch in The Smugglers Arms, Dawlish

March 2018

Swindon Vasculitis Support Group standard at Wootton Bassett library

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.

December 2017

Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch 2017

Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch 2017

East Midlands Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch

East Midlands Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch

November 2017

West Country Christmas Lunch 2017

West Country Christmas Lunch 2017

September 2017

Plymouth Vasculitis Support Coffee morning

Plymouth Vasculitis Support Coffee morning

August 2017

SUMMARY_TEXT_HERE

West Country Vasculitis Support Group Summer BBQ

Beds, Bucks and Berks Vasculitis Support luncheon Club

Beds, Bucks and Berks Vasculitis Support luncheon Club

March 2017

Photo - Sussex Support Group Meeting

New Sussex Vasculitis Support Meeting, Hastings Pier. Attended by 30 members and sponsored by DC Mercer and Sons

February 2017

North East Support Group Lunch

North East Support Group Lunch

Photo of West Country support group meeting

West Country Vasculitis Support Meeting - Devon and Exeter Hospital Speakers - Dr Lucy Smyth Consultant Nephrologist and Dr Richard Hague Consultant Rheumatologist

December 2016

East Midlands Vasculitis Support Christmas Party - surprise visit from Santa too

East Midlands Vasculitis Support Christmas Party - surprise visit from Santa too

Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales Vasculitis Support Group Meeting

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.

November 2016

Beds, Bucks and Herts Vasculitis support Lunch

Beds, Bucks and Herts Vasculitis support Lunch

October 2016

Vasculitis Leaders Meeting October 2016

Vasculitis Leaders Meeting October 2016

September 2016

Plymouth Vasculitis Support lunch

Plymouth Vasculitis Support lunch

Scarborough Vasculitis Support Meeting

Scarborough Vasculitis Support Meeting

August 2016

West Country Vasculitis Support BBQ August 2016

West Country Vasculitis Support BBQ August 2016

July 2016

East Midlands Vasculitis Summer Meeting July 2016

East Midlands Vasculitis Summer Meeting July 2016

June 2016

New Plymouth Support Group - June 2016

New Plymouth Support Group - June 2016

May 2016

Dr Omar Nawaytou

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.

April 2016

SUMMARY_TEXT_HERE

North Yorkshire Vasculitis Meeting April 2016

West Country Vasculitis Support Lunch - April 2016

West Country Vasculitis Support Lunch - April 2016

Leicester Support Group - April 2016

Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Meeting - April 2016

March 2016

Oxford Vasculitis Seminar , March 2016

Oxford Vasculitis Seminar , March 2016

Photo - Lincoln Support Meeting

Lincoln Vasculitis Support Group Spring Lunch. Carol Gillespie gave a demonstration of Reflexology and Massage.

January 2016

Photo - South Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting

South Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting - Speakers Emma Hughes, Rare Disease UK and Jenny Fulford-Brown, Vasculitis UK

December 2015

Photo of Merseyside Cheshire and North Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting

Merseyside Cheshire and North Wales Vasculitis Support Meeting - Speakers DR Janice Harper and Specialist Nurse Sarah Hardy

Photo of Vasculitis East Midlands Christmas Lunch 2015

Vasculitis East Midlands Christmas Lunch 2015 - with Father Christmas aka John Mills Chairman of VUK

November 2015

Photo of West Country Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch

West Country Vasculitis Support Group Christmas Lunch

October 2015

photo of Vasculitis Ireland Annual Conference October 2015

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

Photo West Midlands Annual Support Group Meeting October 2015

Speakers Professor Caroline Savage and Lindsey Chapman (Birmingham QE) with David Sambrook - Vasculitis West Midlands Annual Support Group Meeting October 2015

Photo - Vasculitis Support Group Leaders Meeting October 2015

Vasculitis Support Group Leaders Meeting October 2015 - Chaired by Jenny Fulford Brown and Charlotte Stoner

September 2015

photo of Northumberland and Cumbria Support Group Meeting

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

Copyright © 2018 Vasculitis UK. All Rights Reserved. Whilst we make every effort to keep up to date, any information that is provided by Vasculitis UK should not be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the opinion of your GP or other qualified medical professional before starting any new treatment, or making changes to existing treatment.
Design & Hosting by On Screen