Call for children to learn about common women’s health condition in school

A termination and six miscarriages in five years; Leila Martyn calls for change London, England, October 03 2022 – A government petition has launched highlighting the imperative that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis information is included as part of the national curriculum for children in secondary school when learning about reproductive organs. Despite The Women’s Continue Reading

Feeling Myself – How I Shed My Shame to find Sexual Freedom and You Can Too

Natalie Lee A modern manifesto and memoir on sex and shamefrom one of the original wave of ‘insta-mums’ with a following of more than 100k on Instagram “A life-changing read; I was hooked from the very first sentence. It blows wide open the way girls and women are taught about sex and how we view it. Continue Reading

Black women’s reproductive health – Report Launch

The project started in June 2020 whilst working on a campaign to remove period poverty with Freedom4Girls. But after George Floyd’s murder and the spark into the Black Lives Matter movement, as a team working for an organisation representing African and Caribbean women*, Tora and the team wanted to act, so the Black Women’s Menstrual Continue Reading

Dame Lesley Regan appointed Women’s Health Ambassador

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology to drive system level changes to close the gender health gap Women’s Health Ambassador to support the implementation of the upcoming Women’s Health Strategy for England Dame Lesley to be supported by a Deputy Ambassador focused on better understanding the challenges faced in accessing services across communities Women’s health and Continue Reading

Nina Wadia Opens UK’s First Period Charity Shop Tackling The Rise Of Period Products During The Cost Of Living Crisis

7th June 2022, Walton on Thames Surrey UK The UK’s first period charity Binti International, opens the doors to the UK’s first period charity shop in Walton on Thames. Award winning actor Nina Wadia officially opened the shop in celebration of Menstrual Health Day May 28th. The opening of the charity shop celebrated the first Continue Reading

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 Caulfield and Chief Midwifery Officer Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent co-chaired the second meeting of the maternity taskforce *             Discussion focused on the role of GPs, nurses and healthcare practitioners in supporting women’s health before and during pregnancy while the NHS tackles Continue Reading

Fast Covid-19 recovery for fertility services but variation remains, reveals new report

Latest HFEA report shows impact of Covid-19 on fertility treatment: *             UK NHS-funded IVF treatments fell by 7% in 2020 *             Private clinics bounce back but NHS slower to recover Fertility services were the first elective health service to reopen during the pandemic with the hard work of healthcare professionals keeping fertility patients’ hopes for Continue Reading

Further Action taken to improve the supply of HRT.

Further Action taken to improve the supply of HRT. *             Action taken as suppliers increase stocks of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) products *             Head of the HRT Supply Taskforce and industry identify immediate actions to improve short term supply and ensure ongoing stability *             Further Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) issued to provide flexibility for pharmacists Continue Reading