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

BSR 2018 - a retrospective view

11 May 2018

A retrospective view of the British Society of Rheumatolgy Spring Conference 2018

Vasculitis UK AGM and General Meeting April 2018

11 May 2018

May is Vasculitis Awareness Month

29 Apr 2018

May is Vasculitis Awareness Month

Events

Coffee and a chat in Bristol

24 May 2018

Edinburgh Marathon

27 May 2018

"Brutal" challenge for Georgia

Long-distance cycling for VUK

28 May 2018

Colin Cole is cycling across Britain.

Wing Walk for VUK

03 Jun 2018

Daring walk in memory of Elizabeth

Leicester Vasculitis Support Group Meeting

09 Jun 2018

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