FTWW @ Disability Wales 2023 Conference

Disability Wales 2023 conference flyerWe are delighted to be attending Disability Wales’ 2023 Conference on Tuesday 17th October! 

We will have a stand, so please do come and chat to us. If you can’t make it, or would prefer to look at resources in your own time, we’ve shared some links and suggested reading below.

If you’d like to get in touch with us please email info@ftww.org.uk

Click here if you’d like to join our Facebook group for patients who are in Wales or accessing care in Wales. You will need to answer all of the questions to be accepted. 

Here are some links to some of the key campaigns, information and reports that FTWW has led or been a part of. Please do use the search bar if you’re looking for anything else – although our website is in the process of being updated, we do have a wealth of information available to you!

#WomensHealthWales Coalition – more information and report

Endometriosis information and reports: Making the Case for Better Endometriosis Treatment in Wales and the Task and Finish Group Report.

Menopause: Making the Case for Better Menopause Services in Wales and the All-Wales Menopause Task & Finish Group Report

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Making the Case for Better Miscarriage Care in Wales.

Lupus and Autoimmune Conditions: Making the Case for Better Lupus and Rare Autoimmune Disease Provision for Patients in Wales.

Disability – including the social model of disability.

Menstrual Wellbeing Education – which is now a mandatory part of the Welsh Curriculum. 


Other useful links:

Endometriosis.Cymru (Fully co-produced with patients, expert clinicians and academics, with work ongoing to develop and digitise tools). 

Disability Wales (The Social Model of Disability, Knowing Your Rights etc.)

Llais: Your Voice in Health and Social Care (An independent body set up by the Welsh Government to advocate for patients / service-users to the bodies providing services.)

Disability Visibility Project (online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.)



Rebel Bodies: A guide to the gender health gap revolution by Sarah Graham

Divided: Racism, Medicine and Why We Need to Decolonise Healthcare  by Annabel Sowemimo

Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery

Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People  by Frances Ryan

Unwell Women: A Journey through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World by Elinor Cleghorn

The War on Disabled People: Capitalism, Welfare and the Making of a Human Catastrophe by Ellen Clifford