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 outcomes for women from ethnic minority communities and those living in deprived areas This comes as data shows black women are 40% more likely to experience a miscarriage than white women, and deprived areas can have higher rates of still Continue Reading

New national cervical screening campaign launches – as nearly 1 in 3 don’t take up screening offer  

A new national campaign is calling on those eligible not to ignore their invite, as data reveals nearly 1 in 3 don’t take up the offer of cervical screening. A new survey released today shows embarrassment was the most common reason for not booking a screening appointment (42%) and almost two-thirds (63%) said they were nervous when Continue Reading

Reflections on ‘Chronically Creative’, a collaborative project between Cysters and Juice Magazine, South Asian collective and Magazine

Reflections on ‘Chronically Creative’, a collaborative project between Cysters and Juice Magazine, South Asian collective and Magazine https://www.juicedroplet.com/magazine/p/issue-two-mind-and-body The ‘Chronically Creative’ project has been a chance for both Cysters and Juice Magazine’s teams and audiences to learn, collaborate and create together across disciplines. Juice Magazine is a South Asian collective and magazine facilitated by and Continue Reading

HFEA figures show Black patients are less likely to have successful IVF treatment

Fertility regulator calls on Black patients to help shape future UK treatment HFEA figures show Black patients are less likely to have successful IVF treatment People from ethnic minority backgrounds who have undergone fertility treatment are being urged to share their views and experiences to help shape the future of fertility treatment and policy in Continue Reading

Would you like to take part in a study about experiences of urogynaecological conditions, to develop a new web resource for patients and healthcare professionals?

Urogynaecology is a subspecialty of gynaecology that evaluates and treats conditions of the female pelvic organs, supporting muscles and tissues as related to urinary function. Taking part in the study will involve being interviewed about your experiences of having urogynaecological conditions,such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, bladder problems, and urinary tract infection or cystitis. Continue Reading

Navigating reproductive health issues as a lesbian couple

By Kiran Chalke and Hayle Davies As a lesbian couple with a whole list of reproductive health issues, including endometriosis, PCOS and Fibroids, we have faced a lot of barriers to accessing appropriate gynaecological care. This includes having to constantly prove that our health issues are severe enough to warrant treatment and having to always Continue Reading