The BC Centre for Vulvar Health offers different programs and services to adult women in British Columbia with chronic and complex vulvar disorders.
For information on how to refer a patient to the BC Centre for Vulvar Health click here
ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN BC
For adult women with herpes, recurrent or complex vaginitis, consider a referral to the Infectious Disease Clinic at BC Women’s Hospital.
For young women (<18 years of age) and or girls consider a referral to a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist. In Vancouver, patients can be referred to Dr. Debra Millar, Dr Ellen Giesbrecht, and/or Dr. Nicole Todd. Click for referral form.
For adult women with sexual concerns (including sexual pain) consider a referral to the BC Centre for Sexual Medicine. The Centre offers assessment and treatment of: difficulties with sexual interest, arousal and orgasm; experience of pain associated with sexual activities; problems in completing chosen sexual acts such as intercourse.
For women with pelvic pain or deep dyspareunia consider a referral to the Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis at BC Women’s Hospital. The Centre offers an interdisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic pain that includes a combination of pain education workshops, pelvic floor physiotherapy, clinical counselling, medical management and surgery (including advanced excisional laparoscopic surgery).
Vulvodynia Treatment Resources 2020 Resources for evidenced-based psychological supports to manage pain, but also to help women and their partners to get back to having a happy and healthy sex life.
Chronic Pain Resources
Pain BC Pain education for providers and patients (including teens), toolboxes, support forums, coaches, and self management programs.
Pain Improvement A step-by-step self-management pain program with pain education.