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EastEnders to air storyline on endometriosis

Endometriosis storyline to air on EastEnders this week

After tragically suffering a miscarriage, Ruby undergoes further testing in tomorrow night’s episode of EastEnders (Thursday, 25th March) and it is suggested by her gynaecologist that she has endometriosis.

Endometriosis and Fertility: FAQs

Endometriosis does not necessarily cause infertility but there is an association with fertility problems, although the cause is not fully established. Even with severe endometriosis, natural conception is still possible. It is estimated that 60-70% of women and those assigned female at birth with endometriosis can get pregnant spontaneously. 

Due to a lack of research, the links between fertility and endometriosis are not fully known. In some cases it may be because the disease distorts a woman’s reproductive organs.

Meet Dr Larisa Corda - our new ambassador

We are delighted to welcome Dr Larisa Corda on board as an Ambassador for Endometriosis UK!

Pain, Genetics and What’s Next for Endometriosis Research

By Danielle Perro.

Our Awareness Representatives

Meet our Awareness Representatives 

Our Awareness Representatives play a key role in helping us raise awareness and drive change for the 1.5million living with endometriosis in the UK.

New Blog Series: World Congress on Endometriosis - an Introduction

By Danielle Perro - DPhil Student studying endometriosis-associated pain at the University of Oxford

Join our campaign to end delayed diagnosis

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

People with endometriosis deserve better. It currently takes a shocking 8 years on average to get diagnosed with endometriosis – a statistic that hasn’t changed in a decade. Action is needed by the Government now to reduce diagnosis times so that everyone with endometriosis has access to the right support at the right time. 

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

A statement from Liz Campbell, Chair of Endometriosis UK, on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

Endometriosis UK is committed to supporting and advocating for everyone affected by endometriosis regardless of race, gender, sex, gender identity, class, sexual orientation or disability and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of every aspect of our organisation.

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Endometriosis UK is committed to supporting and advocating for everyone affected by endometriosis regardless of race, gender, sex, gender identity, class, sexual orientation or disability and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of every aspect of our organisation.

Everyone affected by endometriosis needs to be acknowledged, and we know that we must do more to identify the needs of all those affected by endometriosis, develop, maintain and evaluate our work to meet those needs and advocate for necessary change and ensure all voices are heard.

MP's call for urgent Government action to support 1.5 million with endometriosis, as new report shows no improvement in diagnosis in a decade

An Inquiry by the APPG on Endometriosis has highlighted the devastating impact endometriosis can have on all aspects of a person’s life, and urges Ministers to take bold action to ensure those with endometriosis have access to the right care at the right time.

The inquiry surveyed over 10,000 people[1] with endometriosis, interviewed healthcare practitioners and those with the condition about their experiences, and found that:

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