Vasculitis for Professionals


EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated Vasculitis

Published June 2016. Vasculitis UK's John Mills was part of the author team.

The paper can be viewed here: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) website

Lay Summary for the EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA- Associated Vasculitis

Updated June 2016 Link

Vasculitis Paediatric Guidelines

From the Oxford Handbook of Paediatric Rheumatology (with permission from OUP). Oxford specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics, Paediatric Rheumatology edited by Helen Foster and Paul A Brogan, 2012. Oxford University press. Oxford UK. and published by the Oxford University Press

The Guidelines can be viewed at: Paediatric Guidelines

Revised Guidelines for Treatment of Adults with ANCA Associated Vasculitis.(2014 Revision)

After almost two years of careful consideration by a multidisciplinary panel of leading experts in the diagnosis and treatment of vasculitis, the British Society of Rheumatologists has published new guidelines to replace those drawn up in 2006. They reflect recent advances in treatment of AAV. These guidelines for medical professionals are entirely evidence based. Each recommendation has been carefully evaluated on the strength of the most recent available published evidence.

The Guidelines can be viewed at: BSR and BHPR Guidelines

Managing Chronic Pain - A national clinical guideline

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 have produced National Clinical Guidelines for the managementof chronic pain. They have very kindly given Vasculitis UK permission to reproduce this excellent booklet.

In addition SIGN have produced a booklet on the management of chronic pain for patients and carers.

Henoch Schonlein Purpura – A 5-Year Review and Proposed Pathway - 2012

Further Guidelines will be added in due course

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Vasculitis Renal and Respiratory Training Day - Hammersmith Hospital

30 Jul 2019

RUDY Study

29 Oct 2015

A study in rare diseases of the bones, joints and blood vessels.

Cortisone (Steroid) Information Website

13 Jan 2014

A new indepth website publishing information about steroids for patients

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