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Let's talk about...smear tests when you have endometriosis

Here's a great and informative piece from Endometriosis UK ambassador Dr Larisa Corda which is featured on Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust blog

Take our UK survey on the impact of the Covid-19 and endometriosis

Following on from our England survey*, we are now conducing a more detailed UK-wide survey to find out about your experiences of living with and getting care for endometriosis during the Covid-19 pandemic. ⁠We want to know about:

  • your experience of seeking NHS/HSCNI care for your endometriosis during the pandemic
  • how the pandemic has affected your daily life, and whether you think this has had any impact on your endometriosis

Whatever your experience (good, bad or indifferent), we want to hear from you! 

Living with endometriosis: Andeep’s Story

 

I started my period when I was 11 years old and I thought it was normal to be doubled over in pain every month. It only took 22 years to realise that, in fact, it’s not. For me, it wasn’t just about having a period every month. It was knowing that when I was due to start, my bowels would play up. Play up to the point that I’d pass out in the bathroom, or call my husband because I was going to pass out while on the toilet! 

Endometriosis UK calls on candidates for the Welsh Senedd to pledge support for endometriosis ahead of the election

Endometriosis UK calls on candidates for the Welsh Senedd to pledge support for endometriosis ahead of the election

If you are successful in being elected to the Welsh Senedd on 6 May 2021, we would ask you to become an Endometriosis Champion and help us improve endometriosis care in Wales though:

Meet Abbie Stapleton - our new awareness representative

We're delighted to introduce you today to our new awareness representative - Abbie Stapleton - who lives in Cambridgshire. Abbie experienced symptoms for 10 years before she was finally diagnosed with endometriosis in May 2019. She's passionate about raising awareness of endometriosis and driving change for the 1.5million with the condition in the UK. Read on to find out more. 

Endometriosis UK calls on candidates in Scotland to pledge support for endometriosis ahead of the election

If you are successful in being elected to the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2021, we would ask you to become an Endometriosis Champion and help us improve endometriosis care in Scotland though:

A walk from Bath to Devizes raises thousands of pounds for Endometriosis UK

In this blog we speak to June, one of our fabulous Awareness Month fundraisers, who raised an amazing £4,000 for Endometriosis UK! Read on to find out how she did it. 

Firstly – thank you so much for all you’ve done to raise such an incredible amount of money for endometriosis UK! Could you tell us a little bit about yourself, and what motivated you to take part in the 1 in 10 challenge?

Endometriosis in the workplace: A story from two teachers

Endometriosis UK is working with employers and the Government to ensure that those with endometriosis are given the support they need to thrive in the workplace.

Take action to reduce diagnosis time for endometriosis by writing to your MP

Endometriosis storyline to air on EastEnders this week

Endometriosis storyline to air on EastEnders this week

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