News Archive January 2016

15 January 2016

Jane Hudson Jones, Endometriosis UK Chief Executive is to step down at the end of January 2016 after serving her notice period in order to focus on coaching and management consultancy.

Jane said, “I’m very sad to be leaving Endometriosis UK after a challenging but exciting and fulfilling year and a half. It has been an absolute joy and privilege for me to work with such an inspiring and passionate community and I know the charity will continue to go from strength to strength. I wish everyone at the charity all the very best for the future.”

15 January 2016

March brings our annual Primrose Ball on the 5th, organised by Rosalind Kirkham and Michelle Middleton. You can buy tickets and read about last year’s event here: http://www.theprimroseball.co.uk/. It’s set to be even bigger and better than last year!

7th -13th March is our official endometriosis awareness week. The theme will be on the impact endometriosis has on womens lives. More information to follow in the coming weeks.

14 January 2016

“Endometriosis UK was disappointed to learn that the Channel 5 show, GPs: Behind Closed Doors chose not to highlight fatigue as a significant symptom of endometriosis. The classic endometriosis symptoms include: Painful, heavy, or irregular periods, Pain during or after sex, Infertility, Painful bowel movements and Fatigue. More information on understanding endometriosis, including symptoms can be found here.”

14 January 2016

For the third year running, women with endometriosis and their supporters across the globe will be taking part in a peaceful march raising awareness about the plight of those suffering from endometriosis.