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Endometriosis sufferers in Scotland set to benefit from new funding

Women in Scotland with endometriosis are set to benefit from new funding from the Scottish Government to support Endometriosis UK.

The project will help Endometriosis UK develop their services in Scotland, by training more volunteers, and providing more resources to reach more women across Scotland.

Rankin turns his lens on endometriosis in new exhibition with Standard Life and Endometriosis UK

  • Internationally-renowned portrait photographer Rankin has teamed up with life savings company Standard Life and charity Endometriosis UK to shine a light on endometriosis with the ‘Beyond the Invisible’ exhibition.
  • Julia Bradbury and Emma Barnett are just some of the women photographed for the exhibition, to be shown in London (21 -28 March) and Edinburgh (1-8 April).
  • 87% of women with endometriosis say it has impacted their long-term financial well-being.
  • Part of Standard Life’s aim to support those suffering with invisible illnesses.

Endometriosis Awareness Month launches to raise importance of education in tackling diagnosis times

  • New education material for GPs launched with the Royal College of GPs to highlight signs, symptoms, and management of endometriosis
  • Schools Minister Nick Gibb to mark Awareness Month by celebrating the introduction of menstrual wellbeing into the new Relationship and Sex Education curriculum
  • Internationally-renowned portrait photographer to unveil new exhibition ‘Beyond the Invisible’

Endometriosis UK Chief Executive to step down

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.”

Press release: Worldwide EndoMarch UK 2015

Women in London Join Women from around the World to raise awareness of endometriosis.

Press release: Endometriosis UK & DiaryDoll – raising awareness to solve your period problems

As Endometriosis UK launches its Awareness Week for 3rd – 9th March 2014, calling on women to know that: ’It’s ok to talk. Period.’ DiaryDoll creators, Carol Smillie and Annabel Croft, a former sufferer, are proud to support this campaign.

Endometriosis UK Awareness Week 2013: Don’t take it lying down

Endometriosis UK is running its National Awareness Week under the banner: Don’t take it lying down.

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