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Endometriosis inquiry presents ‘real opportunity' to improve support for 1.5 million sufferers

Posted On: 1 Jun 2020   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

Endometriosis inquiry presents ‘real opportunity' to improve support for 1.5 million sufferers

The new chairwoman of charity Endometriosis UK said a Westminster inquiry into the condition presents a “real opportunity” to deliver much-needed improvements for sufferers and future generations but there is still a “long way to go”.
The UK Government opened its inquiry into the challenges faced by endometriosis sufferers in February, with more than 13,000 women responding to the call for evidence.
This was initially due to launch its findings in July but has been delayed as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
However, Liz Campbell, the new chairwoman of Endometriosis UK, the leading charity supporting the 1.5 million women living with the condition, said there are plans to hopefully launch the outcomes in autumn, depending on the when the pandemic eases.
We revealed our own series earlier this year investigating the challenges faced by endometriosis sufferers, with women sharing some of their heartbreaking experiences with us, including feeling on the verge of suicide and giving up on long-held...

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