Dame Lesley Regan appointed Women’s Health Ambassador

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to drive system level changes to close the gender health ...
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Maternity disparities taskforce explores women’s health before and during pregnancy

MATERNITY DISPARITIES TASKFORCE EXPLORES WOMEN’S HEALTH BEFORE AND DURING PREGNANCY * Women’s Health Minister Maria ...
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Grant fund launched to support reproductive wellbeing in the workplace.

* Applications open for funding grants of between £200,000 and £600,000 for the voluntary, community ...
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Further Action taken to improve the supply of HRT.

Further Action taken to improve the supply of HRT. * Action taken as suppliers increase ...
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Can a CUSHION reinvent your sex life?

One sex therapist believes “sex furniture” can help couples rediscover the “G-spot jackpot” that can ...
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New Taskforce To Level-Up Maternity Care And Tackle Disparities

New Maternity Disparities Taskforce to explore reasons for disparities in maternity care and address poor ...
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New HFEA report shows dramatic reduction in twin births from IVF

The number of multiple births from IVF treatment has reached an all-time low of an ...
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Mum’s Not The Word – by Aisha Balesaria

Mum's Not The Word by Aisha Balesaria (she/her) Infertility is Much More Than the Diagnosis ...
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Let Cysters Discover- Changing Narrative

I am Nirali Jain, I am currently purs​​​​uing my M.A in Service Design from the ...
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I fought for my womb

By - Sunita Thind As far back as I can recall, I have always known ...
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100 Chronic Illness Advocates – The Power List

In light of recent events and in response to existing in a majority-led space, Cysters ...
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Periods during the Pandemic

OVER ONE MILLION GIRLS IN THE UK STRUGGLED TO AFFORD OR ACCESS PERIOD PRODUCTS DURING ...
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From Meghan Markle to endometriosis… We don’t believe women.

March 19, 2021 Dr. Annalise Weckesser, Senior Research Fellow, HELS March is endometriosis (endo) awareness ...
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UK’s ‘silent’ PCOS sufferers: 49% first uncover diagnosis when trying to conceive

A recent study reveals that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) - one of the most common ...
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The Double-Edged Sword of Pain VS Pleasure

The Double-Edged Sword of Pain VS Pleasure What Having Sex is Like with Endometriosis and ...
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There Is Nothing Superficial About Endometriosis

There Is Nothing Superficial About Endometriosis Nikita Aashi Chadha I have stage one Endometriosis. When ...
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“Menopause matters, not just on World Menopause Day, but every day!”

Supporting Women’s Health and Wellbeing at Work will Help Everyone to (See Her) Thrive Last ...
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We need you! Become a Trustee and shape Cysters.

Cysters is a small but growing voluntary organisation, with highly ambitious plans for future expansion ...
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Being a Black Woman Experiencing Surgical Menopause

By: Amelia I. Benson I’m sure you know the phrase ‘Representation Matters’, this term has ...
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Be Womb Cancer Aware.

Written by Kaz Molloy On 23rd Dec 2009 I was diagnosed with womb cancer. The ...
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I had labiaplasty at 22 – This is what I want you to know.

What is labiaplasty?.. Perhaps you’ve heard of it by its more common name of the ...
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Why I started vlogging my illness…

I have been writing here on Cysters for over three years now... and how time ...
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Self love in isolation

So, Everyone has become a baker during this lockdown, and whilst we LOVE a good ...
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PCOS-er And Proud!

By Ritu Bhathal Remember the time you huddled together with your friends, proudly exclaiming you’d ...
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MENstruation

By Manpreet “Singh is Queer” Virk Society is broken up into binary options like male ...
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Not everyone is stock piling!

Not everyone is stock piling! As a sufferer of Endometriosis and PCOS, I am sick ...
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Surviving Mothers Day

For some of us, Mother’s Day is hard. For me there is constant reminder of ...
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What the COVID19 pandemic means for Period Poverty…

Period Poverty is a long-standing problem in the UK. It's been a cause for work/school ...
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Put yourself first…

Hello everyone - first off, it's great to be back writing for you all again ...
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Millennial Women: Transitioning into high gear

By Sneha Battin In a life filled with meaningfulness and accomplishments, there have been some ...
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This Is A Man’s World

It’s been just over a hundred years since women gained the right to vote and ...
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Recommended Reads for 2020 – Books That Will Challenge How You See The World

Recommended Reads for 2020 - Books That Will Challenge How You See The World Nikita ...
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#KnowYourVulva

Clare Baumhauer "There was no awareness campaign for Lichen Sclerosus or Vulval cancer so we ...
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Major research project aims to improve treatment for those with polycystic ovary syndrome

A major £2.4 million research project is underway at the University of Birmingham aimed at ...
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What is endometriosis?

By Odelia Thomas (Instagram @she.is.lotus) After sharing my journey with endometriosis, I have had questions ...
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PAINFUL HYSTEROSCOPY?

CYSTERS - if you’ve had a painful hysteroscopy – recently or in the past - ...
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