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’
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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on International Women’s Day 2019
FTWW was delighted to see its Miscarriage Campaign Lead, Jessica Evans, being invited to attend Welsh Government’s newly established Bereavement Care Working Group (BCWG), the first meeting of which was held in Cardiff on January 22nd. This group has been created to look at the way in which support is offered to parents following the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Bereavement Care Working Group
Following our successful Wales marches in Cardiff, and Swansea, in 2019 we will have our first ever North Wales march, in Llandudno, Conwy. Join us on Saturday, March 30th from 1pm to be part of this huge global event, the Worldwide EndoMarch. The march will take place on the prom in Llandudno. We will be […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on EndoMarch is Coming to Llandudno!