Endometriosis APPG

First Registered: 26/04/2018 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To raise awareness of endometriosis and investigate how those who suffer from the condition can receive the support they need.

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Recent Documents related to Endometriosis

1. Endometriosis and access to statutory support
25/11/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis and Endometriosis UK for their important inquiry into

2. Get endometriosis recognised as a disability.
20/08/2020 - Petitions

Found: Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women and is an incredibly debilitating illness that can cause many further

3. For Women with Endometriosis to be able to be registered as having a disability.
27/03/2021 - Petitions

Found: 1 in 10 Women suffer with Endometriosis, Endometriosis is formed in different stages & can be found in

4. RAISING AWARENESS OF ENDOMETRIOSIS
12/03/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House supports Endometriosis Awareness Month 2019; notes that this is a campaign raising awareness

5. Fund NHS scheme for women with Endometriosis to freeze their eggs
15/03/2021 - Petitions

Found: Women with endometriosis should have the option to freeze their eggs on the NHS, due to the high percentage

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Endometriosis

1. Endometriosis Workplace Support
29/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered endometriosis workplace support.It is a pleasure to - Speech Link
2: high. The article reported that women with endometriosis had a trebled risk of ectopic pregnancy. The - Speech Link
3: even heavy periods, which may be a sign of endometriosis, they seek help at the earliest opportunity - Speech Link

2. Women’s Health Strategy
08/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: give a timely example, March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a common condition affecting - Speech Link
2: get the services they should get. I will use endometriosis as an example. It can take women seven to eight - Speech Link
3: course—with chronic long-term conditions such as endometriosis. Will the Minister commit to the women who come - Speech Link

3. Women’s Health Strategy
09/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: give a timely example, March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is a common condition affecting - Speech Link
2: conditions—such as heavy menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, pregnancy-related issues and the menopause—can - Speech Link
3: parliamentary groups on women’s health, on endometriosis, on sexual and reproductive health, on women - Speech Link

4. Business of the House
04/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: impact of living with endometriosis on a person’s mental health? March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and - Speech Link
2: any women who have suffered as a result of endometriosis and encourage them to seek clinical advice as - Speech Link

5. Women’s Health Outcomes
08/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: many to a truly debilitating extent.Endometriosis manifests itself around this time as well. It - Speech Link
2: that women who eventually get a diagnosis of endometriosis have usually been to their GP 10 times before - Speech Link
3: seven to eight years to receive a diagnosis of endometriosis, with 40% of women needing 10 or more GP appointments - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Endometriosis
1. Endometriosis
asked by: Gill Furniss
29/07/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase understanding of endometriosis among (a) GPs and (b) other non-specialist medical professionals.

2. Endometriosis
asked by: Alex Norris
29/09/2020
... if he will make it his policy to reduce the diagnosis time for endometriosis; and if he will make a statement.

3. Endometriosis
asked by: Helen Hayes
18/06/2021
... (iii) London and (iv) England.

4. Endometriosis
asked by: Helen Hayes
18/06/2021
... what steps his Department is taking to reduce waiting times for endometriosis screening and treatment.

5. Endometriosis
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
30/06/2021
... (c) the West Midlands and (d) England; and what plans his Department has to improve healthcare for women with endometriosis in those areas.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Gill Furniss Portrait
Gill Furniss
Secretary
Labour - Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Joined: 26th April 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir David Amess MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3452.

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Faye Farthing, Endometriosis UK, 75 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8JP. Tel: 020 7222 2781

Email: endometriosisappg@endometriosis-uk.org

Secretariat:

Endometriosis UK acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.endometriosis-uk.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
22 Jan 2021
Source
Endometriosis UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2021 To : 21/01/2022
Value
£12,001
Date
22 Jan 2020
Source
Endometriosis UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/01/2020 To : 21/01/2021
Value
£13,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Endometriosis APPG

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Anna Turley Portrait
Anna Turley
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Redcar
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Ruane Portrait
Chris Ruane
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Vale of Clwyd
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships