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Our Awareness Representatives

Meet our Awareness Representatives 

Our Awareness Representatives play a key role in helping us raise awareness and drive change for the 1.5million living with endometriosis in the UK.

New Blog Series: World Congress on Endometriosis - an Introduction

By Danielle Perro - DPhil Student studying endometriosis-associated pain at the University of Oxford

Join our campaign to end delayed diagnosis

Take action to reduce diagnosis time for endometriosis by writing to your MP

People with endometriosis deserve better. It currently takes a shocking 8 years on average to get diagnosed with endometriosis – a statistic that hasn’t changed in a decade. Action is needed by the Government now to reduce diagnosis times so that everyone with endometriosis has access to the right support at the right time. 

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

A statement from Liz Campbell, Chair of Endometriosis UK, on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

Endometriosis UK is committed to supporting and advocating for everyone affected by endometriosis regardless of race, gender, sex, gender identity, class, sexual orientation or disability and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of every aspect of our organisation.

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

Endometriosis UK is committed to supporting and advocating for everyone affected by endometriosis regardless of race, gender, sex, gender identity, class, sexual orientation or disability and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of every aspect of our organisation.

Everyone affected by endometriosis needs to be acknowledged, and we know that we must do more to identify the needs of all those affected by endometriosis, develop, maintain and evaluate our work to meet those needs and advocate for necessary change and ensure all voices are heard.

MP's call for urgent Government action to support 1.5 million with endometriosis, as new report shows no improvement in diagnosis in a decade

An Inquiry by the APPG on Endometriosis has highlighted the devastating impact endometriosis can have on all aspects of a person’s life, and urges Ministers to take bold action to ensure those with endometriosis have access to the right care at the right time.

The inquiry surveyed over 10,000 people[1] with endometriosis, interviewed healthcare practitioners and those with the condition about their experiences, and found that:

Write to your MP ahead of the APPG launch

Ahead of the APPG report launch, we are trying to gather as much MP support as possible. Please use this template to invite your MP to join the APPG on Endometriosis for the launch of the APPG Inquiry Report on Tuesday 20th October. If you are unsure who your MP is, click here. The more MPs we gain support from, the louder our voices will be. Thanks for your support!

Template email:

Dear X,

Stop letting young people down: Teach menstrual wellbeing in Wales

Scottish Government should commit to menstrual wellbeing education in schools

Endometriosis UK is calling on the Scottish Government to include a commitment to menstrual wellbeing education in Scotland's schools in the upcoming Programme for Government. Menstrual wellbeing is already a mandatory part of the curriculum in England, but not in Scotland. 

Why I #walkforendo: Andeep's story

In today's Why I #WalkforEndo blog, we share Andeep's story of being diagnosed with endometriosis:

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