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Dr. Karen Gibbon

Dr. Karen Gibbon is a consultant dermatologist working in private practice in Essex. She previously ran the vulval dermatology service for Barts Health NHS Trust and worked with the gynecology department to care for women with vulval cancer. After observing how patients ‘talk with their hands’ when describing their symptoms she developed an algorithm for patients and medical practitioners to help them obtain a correct diagnosis and treatment.

Further information can be found at www.drkarengibbon.co.uk.Due to the sensitive nature of patient’s symptoms she does not have any personal social media presence. She does however act as an advisor with the Vulval Pain Society.

Sessions

Patient-Clinician Partnered Activities of the Vulval Pain Society: A Template for Better Education & Care

Presented by Winston de Mello, Claudia Chisari, Dr. Karen Gibbon, Kay Thomas, David Nunns, Sheren Gaulbert at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, November 2nd.

"Partnerships, connections, being seen, being heard are all vital for us as human beings. For the person living with pain these basic, essential needs, a collaborative relationship with a health professional is not only validating but can set them on a path toward better care. To access appropriate care, at the earliest opportunity isn’t that…