Category Archives: News

  • FTWW is Recruiting!

    Posted on 26th February 2020 by ftww in News.

    Are you passionate about equality for Women and Girls? Do you have an interest in Women’s Health? Would you like to be part of an innovative and caring organisation that makes Women’s voices heard? Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales is Wales’s leading patient-led women’s health organisation, providing support, and campaigning for better services. […]

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  • Another Positive Step for Menstrual Education in Wales

    Posted on 7th January 2020 by ftww in News.

    Another Positive Step Forward in Ensuring Pupils in Wales Don’t Get Left Behind When it Comes to Menstrual Education FTWW is delighted to see that combined lobbying efforts around ‘Menstrual Well-being on the School Curriculum for Wales’ are finally taking effect. Jade, a member of both FTWW and Endometriosis UK, brought a formal petition to […]

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  • Our Annual Report – Merry Christmas / Nadolig Llawen!

    Posted on 23rd December 2019 by ftww in News.

    To coincide with the festive period, FTWW’s Board is delighted to bring to you the organisation’s annual impact report, for the financial year 2018 – 2019. You may already be on our mailing list and have received a copy via email but, if not, please do check it out. This latest report contains 22 pages […]

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  • WHEE 4 Wales Event Report

    Posted on 3rd December 2019 by ftww in News.

    FTWW is delighted to present its post-event REPORT, complete with headlines, links, photos and a short film from our October 23rd, 2019, Women’s Health Equality Event, at Llandudno Junction – the WHEE4Wales.  For those who were unable to attend in person, we hope this gives you a flavour of what proved to be an incredibly […]

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  • Highly Commended at the Welsh Charity Awards!

    Posted on 16th November 2019 by ftww in News.

    FTWW was delighted to be awarded runners-up / highly commended, at the recent Welsh Charity Awards. Being a small organisation run by volunteers, up against some incredible competition, we’re truly thrilled!   Huge congratulations to the winners Diabetes UK Cymru, and to the Homeless World Cup, Cardiff, on their amazing achievements.  

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  • Can Anybody Hear Us?

    Posted on 11th November 2019 by ftww in News.

    The last couple of months have marked a really significant turning point for endometriosis patients across the UK. October 17th, 2019 was the day on which the BBC finally publicised the results of a survey it had conducted into the experiences of the one in ten afflicted. Nationwide media coverage was the result. Just 12 […]

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  • FTWW Short-listed for National Award!

    Posted on 30th October 2019 by ftww in News.

    We’re thrilled to announce that we are a finalist competing for a Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) – Welsh Charity Award in the category of ‘Change Makers’. Winners will be announced on the evening of November 15th. Wish us luck; we’re up against some phenomenal organisations!  

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  • Miscarriage Services in Wales – Progress…?

    Posted on 21st October 2019 by ftww in News.

    Whilst there has been some pleasing progress in the campaign to improve miscarriage services in Wales recently, there has still been a worrying lack of action from Welsh Government on this issue. This report from BBC Wales highlights that women are still experiencing substandard care in Wales, and NICE guidelines are regularly not met by […]

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  • FTWW Initiates TPN Crisis News Coverage

    Posted on 16th October 2019 by ftww in News.

    A news item initiated by FTWW and its members is to be aired TONIGHT on BBC Radio Wales. The piece explores the difficulties accessing parenteral nutrition (ie those who have to receive nutrients via a line into a vein because their digestive systems no longer function), a growing crisis in Wales. It will air on […]

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  • ITV Wales Endometriosis Coverage

    Posted on 26th August 2019 by ftww in News.

    We’re incredibly pleased and grateful to ITV Wales for choosing FTWW’s campaign on endometriosis to be their headline feature on today’s evening news. Two of our amazing members, Grace and Lowri, contributed to the piece: Grace shared her personal experiences, whilst Lowri bravely represented the organisation, live, in the ITV studio! We very much hope that coverage […]

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