Fertility I have been on a long struggle to conceive, which has involved 11 rounds of IVF, several miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy that almost took my life. One thing that this experience has taught me, is the power of sharing experiences of fertility.
Fertility On Saturday 25 March, a patient day of action will invite everyone affected by the unfair rationing of NHS fertility services to write to their MPs. The call is for people to share their personal journeys with infertility, and to highlight the state of local NHS fertility services.
Fertility I am a strong believer in the life-course approach to improving the health and wellbeing of girls and women, not least because of the very real need to shift the focus of healthcare provision away from treating illness towards prevention by promoting good health.
Eye Health The vast majority (82%) of the world’s blind are aged 50 and over, and sadly age-related cataracts – which can be easily treated – are responsible for more than half (51%) of world blindness.
Rare Diseases Thousands of parents each year experience the unimaginable anxiety of learning their child has a rare disease. It’s essential that families provided with the right practical and emotional support as they come to terms with the reality of their situation.
Rare Diseases Diane lives with scleroderma a rare autoimmune condition affecting just 12,000 people in the UK. Scleroderma pronounced [skleer-uh-dur-muh] is a long-term incurable condition that is life limiting and can be life-threatening.