Endometriosis Action Month in Wales 2024

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Endometriosis Action Month: Join Endometriosis UK and FTWW: Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales for a virtual panel event – Chaired by Huw Irranca-Davies MS.

Date: Thursday 28th March 2024

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Location: Zoom

A new report from Endometriosis UK has revealed that the average diagnosis time in Wales has risen to 9 years and 11 months.

This virtual event will discuss the issue further and look at work underway in Wales to address it, including the launch of new content on NHS Wales-approved website, Endometriosis Cymru, and a digitised Symptom Reporting Tool.

  • Emma Cox, CEO of Endometriosis UK, will be on the panel to share some further insights from the report.
  • Professor Jacky Boivin (Cardiff University), lead researcher on the Endometriosis Cymru project, will be joined by fellow team member and Founder of FTWW, Debbie Shaffer, to share information about the newly updated website.
  • Dr Robyn Jackowich (Cardiff University), who has led the development of the digital Endometriosis Cymru Symptom Reporting Tool, will explain how the tool has been developed and its aim of reducing diagnostic delays.
  • Mr Anthony Griffiths, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Ms Liz Bruen, Specialist Endometriosis Nurse, both from the University Hospital of Wales Teaching Hospital in Cardiff where they provide care for endometriosis patients as part of a multidisciplinary tertiary centre, will be on the panel to share their expertise and answer questions.

They will be joined by a number of other experts and patient advocates, to discuss what must change to improve endometriosis care in Wales.

To register to attend, please visit: bit.ly/endoactionwales24

This event will include a Q&A session. Please submit questions before the event to policy@endometriosis-uk.org.

Please note: This event is a webinar session and will be recorded. Attendee names and cameras will not be visible, unless you choose to speak. The event will take place through the medium of English.