FTWW is thrilled to have been awarded a ‘Voices From the Frontline‘ grant, aimed at ensuring that women have their voices heard at the highest levels. For FTWW, that means continuing to advocate for women and girls living with a range of health conditions, and whose healthcare needs are not necessarily being met in Wales. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Rosa ‘Voices From The Frontline’ Grant
FTWW is excited to invite you to the first ever Women’s Health Equality Event for Wales in Llandudno Junction, North Wales on Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019, 10am – 4pm SAVE THE DATE!!! WHEE 4 Wales is a Women’s Health Equality Event which aims to bring women, healthcare professionals, and policy-makers together in one place for constructive, positive conversations […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Launching WHEE4Wales our Women’s Health Equality Event!
In July 2018, FTWW launched its #NotJustHotFlushes campaign to raise awareness of the healthcare issues being experienced by women going through menopause in Wales. The hash-tag was created in response to a petition for improved menopause care started by FTWW member, Lisa Nicholls, a petition which now includes over 1000 signatures, most with additional comments, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Report out today sees Women in Wales calling for urgent improvements to Menopause Services
FTWW Meets with Minister to Discuss Menstrual Well-being on the New School Curriculum for Wales Yesterday, FTWW’s CEO had a meeting with Kirsty Williams, the Minister for Education in Wales, to discuss the potential inclusion of ‘Menstrual Well-being Throughout the Life Course’ in the new school curriculum. In case readers weren’t aware – the school […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Meeting With Kirsty Williams on Menstrual Health
FTWW is really thrilled to have been invited to the BSGE – British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy, conference at Celtic Manor, Newport, by host and lead Cardiff endometriosis specialist, Richard Penketh, to deliver the patient perspective to a global audience. The BSGE conference is one way in which FTWW’s place at the heart of healthcare […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Represents Patients at the BSGE Conference 2019
Ymunwch â ni yn Uwchgynhadledd Menopos cyntaf Cymru! * Sgroliwch i’r gwaelod am y Gymraeg. We’re excited to invite you to the first all-Wales Menopause Summit in Cardiff on Tuesday 25th June 2019. The menopause remains an unspoken health care challenge in workplaces and across society in Wales. There is a combined lack of scientific research, lack of knowledge amongst health care professionals and a lack […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Join us at Wales’s first Menopause Summit!
A recent update from Jessica Evans, our amazing Miscarriage Campaign lead: There have been some really positive developments with the campaign in recent months that I am excited to share with you all. Back in September 2018, we presented our report ‘Making the Case for Better Miscarriage Care in Wales’ to Welsh Government. The report […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Meaningful Progress in our Miscarriage Campaign
FTWW Update and Big Announcement We are finally in a position to announce that FTWW has received funding from Rosa – The Fund for Women & Girls for ONE year, specifically to cover the cost of renting an office space here in North Wales, AND to pay a person one day a week to do […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Our First Office / Fundraising Appeal!
A 57 page report on the needs of (mainly) women and men suffering faecal incontinence has been published, accompanied by a statement of intent from the Health Minister, Vaughan Gething. The report was the result of the efforts of a dedicated, Welsh Government funded, task and finish group on which FTWW member, Amy Marshall, represented […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Faecal Incontinence Report to Welsh Government Released
Debbie, FTWW’s founder, and CEO, was recently invited to be part of the panel at ‘Welsh Women For Change’, an International Women’s Day event, hosted by Women’s Equality Network Wales (WEN Wales) at Theatr Clwyd, Mold, on the 20th March. It was an evening of discussion and celebration, hearing from incredible women driving change in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Debbie Speaks at ‘Welsh Women for Change’