Awards, Research & Support

Vulval Crohn Disease Treatment Study

We are undertaking a retrospective data collection on the management of patients with Vulval Crohn Disease. We would appreciate any clinicians currently treating patients with this debilitating disease to fill in our proforma.

Below you will find our summary document for further information and proforma to populate your patient details. One excel form per patient would be appreciated and all completed forms to be sent to

You will receive a certificate for your portfolio as thanks for assisting with our project. Results will also be distributed when available to all contributing members.

Responses are required by 27th January 2023

If you wish to ask any further questions please do not hesitate to contact:

Many thanks in advance for your support with this project



Vulval Trainee Award

The BSSVD 2021/2022 Trainee Award applications are now closed. Winners will be notified before April this year.

The BSSVD invites 2023/2024 Trainee Award applications from January 2023 (closing date 27th November 2023). The aim of this award is to facilitate an individualised programme of vulval training. Each award will be funded up to a maximum value of £2500.


Research Award

The BSSVD includes promotion of excellence in medical research in its goals. We are pleased to announce funding opportunities for research into vulval conditions!  The BSSVD has collaborated with two major partners - Wellbeing of Women (WoW) and the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network  (UK DCTN) to offer two separate research awards.

This is aimed to encourage healthcare staff to undertake investigative research.



President's Essay Prize

Topic for 2023: Menopause and the vulva, all you need to know 

Entries are open now

An annual award is made to the most outstanding essay submitted to the BSSVD.

The word count is 750 to 1000 words.

The closing date is Monday 27th November 2023.

The winner will receive a £200 prize from the society along with the opportunity to have their essay published in the newsletter

The 2021/22 President's Essay prize has been awarded to Dr Kimiya Asjadi

BSSVD President's Essay Prize - Kimya Asjadi


Travelling Fellowship Award

The BSSVD invites 2022/2023 applications from January 2022 (closing date 27th November 2023). The aim of this award is to facilitate a member of the BSSVD to visit a centre of excellent to develop their own professional understanding and expertise.


Meeting Bursary

The BSSVD has established a bursary to help towards the meeting costs for a trainee who wishes to present their work at a BSSVD meeting. The bursary is worth £300.



The BSSVD are a charity based in the UK and rely on the support of it's members and donations to continue work and research into Vulval disease. We are truly grateful for every donation received, you can now donate online by clicking below: