The first week of December 2017 has been a very exciting one for FTWW and endometriosis patients across Wales. Thanks to our on-going work with Welsh Government to improve strategy, our involvement in the new NICE guidelines for the condition, published in September, and the creative efforts of one of our members, Jaimee McCormack, creator of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Contributes to BBC Wales & S4C Coverage of Endometriosis
Snowdon Challenge Between 1st – 7th September, two of our biggest supporters, Heidi and Iona, will embark on the challenge of walking up Snowdon every day to raise funds for FTWW, Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales. The pair will be walking a different path each day and would welcome company – so, if […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Her Yr Wyddfa 2017 Snowdon Challenge
This week, FTWW was pleased to be invited to participate in the final ‘Endometriosis Priority Setting Workshop’ in London, facilitated by the James Lind Alliance. The JLA was originally created to redress the imbalance between scientific, pharmaceutical, and academic research/ers and the needs / interests / priorities of actual patients, carers, and practitioners. It was […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW Contributes to Endometriosis Priority Setting Workshop
#EndoMarchWales 25 March 2017, was an uplifting, empowering day. We turned Cardiff yellow, made plenty of noise, gave out many leaflets, raised loads of endometriosis awareness, and got incredible support and lots of interest from the public. Thanks to all who organised, for all your hard work in making it possible, and thanks so much […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on EndoMarch Wales Cardiff 2017 a Roaring Success!
We are delighted to see our young, brave, FTWW members’ emotional and empowering endometriosis stories being featured in a two page article in Wales on Sunday today, for endometriosis awareness week 2017. This follows on from the amazing coverage they received on Wales Online. Great to see them take control of their care, and getting […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW’s Young Members’ Endo Stories in Wales on Sunday and Wales Online
The future is bright; the future is YELLOW! Endometriosis patients finally being made a priority in Wales and not before time, thank you NHS Wales! Friday, 10th of March was a highly significant day for endometriosis patients in Wales. On the back of FTWW’s report, ‘Making the Case for Better Endometriosis Treatment in Wales’, Welsh Government […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Future is Bright for Endometriosis Patients in Wales!
FTWW was absolutely thrilled to even have been nominated for this year’s Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) award of ‘Most Admired Organisation’. To then discover that the shortlist and winner would be decided upon by a public vote had us crestfallen – after all, we have only been formally constituted a little over […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on FTWW WON the WCVA award!