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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Another Positive Step for Menstrual Education in Wales
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Our Annual Report – Merry Christmas / Nadolig Llawen!
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on WHEE 4 Wales Event Report
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.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Highly Commended at the Welsh Charity Awards!
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Can Anybody Hear Us?
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!Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Short-listed for National Award!
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Miscarriage Services in Wales – Progress…?
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Initiates TPN Crisis News Coverage
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ITV Wales Endometriosis Coverage
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