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Scottish Government should commit to menstrual wellbeing education in schools

Endometriosis UK is calling on the Scottish Government to include a commitment to menstrual wellbeing education in Scotland's schools in the upcoming Programme for Government. Menstrual wellbeing is already a mandatory part of the curriculum in England, but not in Scotland. 

Why I #walkforendo: Andeep's story

In today's Why I #WalkforEndo blog, we share Andeep's story of being diagnosed with endometriosis:

Endometriosis & Fertility Webinar

We are delighted to be joined by Dr Chiara Achilli, Consultant in Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine and Dr Daphne Chong, Specialist Registrar in Gynaecology to discuss the relationship between endometriosis and fertility. This is a one hour webinar. If you would like to ask questions, please submit prior to the webinar to supportmanager@endometriosis-uk.org

Why I #walkforendo: Priya's story

Meet our New Young Trustee, Cassia Rowland

Your top tips on self-isolation

As we head into another week of self-isolation, here are our supporters top tips on how to look after yourself.

Coping with cancelled surgery: An interview with Lindsey Fraine

This week we caught up with Lindsey Fraine – a helpline volunteer for Endometriosis UK. Like many of you, Lindsey has recently had the news that her surgery has been cancelled due to the situation with COVID-19. In today’s blog, she explains how she’s taking positive steps to help cope with these unprecedented circumstances.  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and endometriosis

General advice

The situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) is escalating and changing on a daily basis.  It is a worrying time and a cause of anxiety and concern.  However, it is not the case that those with endometriosis are considered at increased risk. If you have endometriosis, similar to the general population, your best defence against the virus is minimising social contact and regular hand washing.

Thoracic endometriosis

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and endometriosis

General advice

The situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) is escalating and changing on a daily basis.  It is a worrying time and a cause of anxiety and concern.  However, it is not the case that those with endometriosis are considered at increased risk. If you have endometriosis, similar to the general population, your best defence against the virus is minimising social contact and regular hand washing.

Thoracic endometriosis

What is endometriosis? An expert answers your questions

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be bringing you blogposts from a range of different medical professionals and women with endometriosis to help bring you tips and advice during what we know is an incredibly challenging time.  

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