2019 Annual Scientific Meeting


The Warwick Organising Committee are excited to bring you the 2019 scientific meeting, on behalf of the BSSVD.

We welcome all Health care professionals with an interest in vulval health to join us for a day of learning, debate, thought-provoking discussion and sharing of ideas to further the field of vulval health.

The meeting will bring together primary and secondary care to cover the wide range of vulval disorders. This series of lectures and debates will be open to all delegates, trainees and nurses. Topics are likely to include updates in Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen Planus, Inflammatory disorders, vulval cancer, VIN and vulval pain.

When: Friday 3rd May 2019
Where:The Slate Building,
Warwick University,

One day conference 3rd May 2019:

BSSVD Member - £115
Non-BSSVD Member - £135
Trainee & non-practitioner - £60


Provisional Agenda

08.00-09.00 Council meeting
08.00-09.30 Registration and coffee
09.30-09.45 Welcome & Presidential address
09.45-10.15 Fat transfer in lichen sclerosus – Professor Peter Butler
10.15-10.45 Vulval disease in the sexual health clinic: an update – Dr Parameswaran Sashidharan
10.45-11.15 Specialist physiotherapy in vulval disease – Ms Hannah Beecham
11.15-11.45 Morning coffee break
11.45-12.15 Lichen sclerosus: the priority setting partnership – results: Dr Rosalind Simpson
12.15-12.45 Histopathology in vulval disease – Dr Lynne Jamieson
12.45-13.30 Lunch and poster viewing
13.30-14.00 BSSVD AGM
14.00-14.30 Submitted presentations including BSSVD fellowship winners
14.30-14.55 Medical management of Hidradenitis suppurativa – Prof Gregor Jemec
14.55-15.15 Surgical management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Ms Barbara Jemec
15.15-15.45 Psychology in the multidisciplinary clinic – Dr Alex Mizara
15.45-16.15 Afternoon coffee break
16.15-16.45 An update on VIN and multizonal Anogenital Neoplasia: Mr Adam Rosenthal
16.45-17.00 Presentation of awards and close of meeting



The closest accommodation to The Slate building is in Coventry.

Two examples are the Premier Inn and Ibis in the city centre. Please contact these directly to book.

For an approved list of alternative hotels, please contact admin@bssvd.org


The British Society for Study of Vulval Disease Annual Meeting (BSSVD) would like to invite registered delegates to submit abstracts by the deadline of Friday 5th April 2019 for consideration by the programme committee.

The authors of the best three abstracts will be invited to give 8 minute presentations with 2 minutes for questions. Other high scoring abstracts will be displayed on the poster presentations wall.

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words in length.

You may also download a Word document to complete your abstract application here