Endometriosis healthcare - Petition of the Year 2023

Published 13/06/2023   |   Last Updated 30/06/2023   |   Reading Time minutes

A petition to improve endometriosis healthcare in Wales.

“Endometriosis devastates the lives of women and their families living in Wales with 1 in 10 suffering with the condition. The cause of endometriosis is unknown, there is no cure, the average diagnosis time is currently 8.5 years and there’s a 6-year waiting list for treatment on the NHS.” – Beth Hales, Petitioner

The petition raised awareness of:

  • Lack of understanding and awareness of endometriosis.
  • Endometriosis impact on healthcare, education, economic, financial, and social levels within society.

What happened?

  •  The Committee has received correspondence from the Health Minister and all Health Boards.
  • The Committee continues to highlight the need for further research, and the importance of engaging people with lived experience in the development of the Women’s Health Plan.


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