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

Self-less woman offering free keep-sake parcels to families struggling with baby loss

Woman, 24, gifting free memory boxes to parents grieving baby loss A self-less woman is offering free keep-sake parcels to families struggling with baby loss after suffering two miscarriages herself.  Courtney Greener was almost five months pregnant with her son, Ezra when she was rushed to the hospital after starting to miscarry during the night.  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

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 and social enterprise (VCSE) sector who specialise in women’s wellbeing services *             The funding will ensure women experiencing reproductive issues – such as the menopause or pregnancy loss – are better supported to remain in or return to the workplace 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