Vasculitis UK News
Vasculitis UK AGM - a reflective view in photos17 Jun 2017
The AGM was held on the 14th May in Derby and was well attended by 70 people.
Dr Jackie Andrews from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust gave a presentation discussing ERNs (European Reference Networks), Vasculitis Research at Leeds University Hospital and the AVACOPAN trial.
Dr Jeremy Royle, Nottingham QE, discussed his recent trip to the Annual International Vasculitis Conference in Japan and his latest research study "Oral Cyclophosphamide v IV Cyclophosphamide".
Dr Peter Lanyon, Nottingham QE, President British Society for Rheumatology Society, discussed the new Rare Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease Alliance ( BSR, SRUK, Lupus UK & VUK ) and Raising Standards of Care in Vasculitis.
Dr Fiona Pearce, Derby Hospitals, discussed her latest research into "Delays in Diagnosis of ANCA Vasculitis". ( Conclusion was that delayed diagnosis did not occur mainly in primary care but in the secondary, hospital setting ) Fiona has now been given substantial funding by ARUK to follow up this important research which was initially funded by VUK.
John, Jackie and Fiona Battling the IT
Face Book friends finally meet!
Dr Peter Lanyon
Dr Jackie Andrews
Dr Jeremy Royle
Dr Fiona Pearce
Vasculitis UK Chairman, John Mills
The AGM in progress
Networking between sessions