Tag Archives: Wales

  • 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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  • Rosa ‘Voices From The Frontline’ Grant

    Posted on 12th August 2019 by ftww in News.

    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. […]

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  • Meeting With Kirsty Williams on Menstrual Health

    Posted on 13th June 2019 by ftww in News.

    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 […]

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  • FTWW Represents Patients at the BSGE Conference 2019

    Posted on 21st May 2019 by ftww in News.

    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 […]

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  • Our First Office / Fundraising Appeal!

    Posted on 17th April 2019 by ftww in News.

    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 […]

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  • International Women’s Day 2019

    Posted on 8th March 2019 by ftww in News.

    Today, International Women’s Day, is a day where we’re given the opportunity to both celebrate all the wonderful things that women do and are, whilst also reminding people of how it is, still, in the 21st century, we don’t do enough of that celebration – at least, not enough to ensure that women, throughout the […]

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  • FTWW Board Member Willow Wins Award for her Work in The Autistic Community

    Posted on 7th December 2018 by ftww in News.

    FTWW would like to congratulate our board member Willow Holloway, founder, and project leader of Autistic Women’s Empowerment Project, on being a winner in ‘The Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List 2018‘. Willow received this amazing accolade for her Advocacy, Policy and Media work. We’re incredibly proud of Willow, and her inspiring achievements in the autistic […]

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  • Endometriosis: Statement from the Cabinet Secretary for Health

    Posted on 16th October 2018 by ftww in News.

    Statement from Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services It’s been a long time coming….But we are absolutely thrilled to announce that Welsh Government has finally released its statement on endometriosis. FTWW’s report ‘Making the Case for Better Endometriosis Care in Wales’ prompted the Chief Executive of the NHS in Wales to establish […]

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  • Baby Loss Debated in The Senedd

    Posted on 8th October 2018 by ftww in News.

    Today marks the start of Baby Loss Awareness Week. We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the AMs who took part in the Pregnancy and Baby Loss debate in The Senedd, last Wednesday. Also to Lynne Neagle, Adam Price, and David Rees AMs, for putting the topic forward for debate. Special thanks […]

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  • FTWW Launches Menopause Campaign

    Posted on 18th July 2018 by ftww in News.

    #NotJustHotFlushes! FTWW can’t help but get heated over the following: Women make up 52% of the population in Wales – and with more and more of us having children later in life, caring for older relatives, or working for longer as retirement ages rise, the fact that MENOPAUSE remains an unspoken mystery to so many […]

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