Living With Vasculitis

Managing Chronic Pain

LogoThe Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) writes guidelines which give advice for healthcare professionals, patients and carers about the best treatments that are available. These guidelines are written by working with healthcare professionals, other NHS staff, patients, carers and members of the public. The guidelines are based on the most up-to-date scientific evidence.

SIGN produced a booklet for patients and carers "Managing Chronic Pain" in December 2013. They have very kindly given Vasculitis UK permission to reproduce this excellent booklet.

The booklet contains information on: What is chronic pain? Those involved in patient care. How pain is assessed. What to do to help yourself. Medication available to manage pain. Physical therapies and other methods to help manage pain. The roles of complementary medicines and diet.

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News

Art Inflammation and the Illness Experience - Shanali Perera

09 Jan 2018

Shanali Perera gave a presentation at the the Spring Vasculitis Education Day in March 2017

Rare Disease Day 2018

08 Jan 2018

February 28th is Rare Disease Day 2018

Great Runs 2018 for VUK

29 Nov 2017

VUK has places on three Great Runs in 2018

Events

South Wales Support Group

03 Feb 2018

Sat 3rd Feb in Porthcawl

North West Support Group Meeting

17 Mar 2018

Joing the Northwest Support Group for a coffee

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