Daye Upgrades revolutionary diagnostic Tampon To Include At-Home HPV screening

● Award-winning UK gynaecological health company Daye is launching an at-home HPV tampon-based testing kit ● Thepioneering kit enables women and AFAB individuals to test for 14 high-risk HPV infections ● 99.8%ofcervical cancer cases are caused by persistent high-risk HPV infections, while the virus is also linked to throat and oral cancer, as well as Continue Reading

New research reveals a lack of understanding about cervical screening and why some don’t attend

A new survey (YouGov) commissioned by the UK’s leading gynaecological cancer charity The Eve Appeal has revealed a lack of understanding about what a cervical screening test is for and a range of barriers to attending a screening appointment when offered it.    Out of the 1070 women surveyed, 9 in every 10 (92%) said they Continue Reading

PCOS: Voices Unheard – Exploring PCOS in the UK’s South Asian and Afro-Caribbean Communities

PCOS is a common endocrine disorder affecting women of reproductive age, characterised by hormonal imbalances that can lead to various symptoms, including irregular periods and ovarian cysts. (1) Existing research has highlighted an association between the difficulties and psychological stress, women of colour face, when trying to cope with this condition, with an exacerbation of Continue Reading

First Birmingham Disability Festival To Take Place In Birmingham during Disability Pride Month 

A time to celebrate being proud of being disabled   Details of the first Birmingham Disability Festival, hosted by Birmingham City University (BCU) on Saturday 6t July, have been announced today. Created by Birmingham Disability Festival Committee (BDFC), this FREE inaugural event showcases a wide range of disabled talent through performances, sport, interactive games and disabled Continue Reading

Birth Trauma Inquiry Report: A Call for Comprehensive Reform in Maternity Services

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Birth Trauma has released a groundbreaking report that sheds light on the critical state of maternity services in the UK – Listen to Mums:Ending the Postcode Lottery on Perinatal Care This comprehensive inquiry highlights the devastating impact of birth trauma on mothers and their families and proposes a series of Continue Reading

Experiences and Challenges with Recurrent Vulvovaginal Thrush in Primary Care: Healthcare Professional Perspectives

Researchers at the University of Oxford Department of Primary Care are looking for healthcare professionals to participate in an online interview (30-45 minutes) about experiences of treating patients with recurrent vulvovaginal thrush. We are looking for clinicians seeing people in general practice and sexual health in the UK and who have experience of seeing patients with thrush. A Continue Reading

Gaps In Menopause Research Leave Marginalised Communities Struggling For Proper Care

While conversations around menopause are thankfully becoming more frequent, experts are asserting that women from marginalised communities are still being left without a voice. With a lack of research and support for the unique experiences of marginalised women, a harsh reality is being exposed: menopause equality is far from being achieved. Despite menopause affecting 51% Continue Reading

Updates To The NHS Constitution To Strengthen Privacy, Dignity And Safety Of All Patients 

 The privacy, dignity, and safety of all patients to be enshrined as central to NHS principles and values – with patients empowered to request same-sex wards and care, while reflecting the biological needs in the delivery of care. The privacy, dignity, and safety of all patients are to be embedded in how the NHS operates under a Continue Reading

Elevating Black Maternal Voices: Why Black Maternal Awareness Week Matters

In the ongoing conversation about maternal health, a glaring concern has been at the forefront of our minds: the disproportionate challenges faced by Black mothers. In response, the United Kingdom, largely thanks to the efforts of campaigners has embraced Black Maternal Awareness Week—an essential initiative dedicated to addressing systemic disparities in maternal healthcare. The statistics Continue Reading