Women's Health Masterclass 2 – Endometriosis – Identifying and Managing Symptoms

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Webinar resources from the Women's Health Masterclass 2 – Endometriosis – Identifying and Managing Symptoms, WCYPF Webinar in association with the Scottish Government, which was hosted on Wednesday 20th March 2024.  These resources will be available until Monday 30th September 2024.

Webinar Details

The Women, Children, Young People and Families (WYCPF) team at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) were delighted to host a webinar in association with the Scottish Government on Women's Health Masterclass 2 – Endometriosis – Identifying and Managing Symptoms.  The Women’s Health Plan (Scottish Government 2021) has a priority to improve access for women to appropriate support, speedy diagnosis, and best treatment for endometriosis.  This webinar is part of a series of masterclasses focusing on women’s health. Taking place in ‘Endometriosis Awareness Month’.

The webinar aimed to:

  • Provide a focus on recognising symptoms and when to consider endometriosis
  • Highlight management options for symptoms and what support might be required for patients
  • Raise awareness of the endometriosis referral care pathway for NHS Scotland
  • Provide information on the current research being undertaken into endometriosis

Presenters:

  • Dr Lucy Whitaker 
    • EXPPECT Research Lead for Clinical Studies; Clinical lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Kara Sewnauth 
    •  Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  • Dr Mihai Gherghe
    • Consultant Gynaecologist and Gynaecological Surgeon Hon. Clinical Senior Lecturer (University of Glasgow

Target Audience:

All Practitioners in contact with or working with women. Including but not limited to Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors, Allied Health Professionals, General Practitioners

This webinar was not recorded.

Q&A and Additional Resources

Following on from the webinar and the Q&A session and along with questions posted within the Q&A function on Teams, Dr Lucy Whitaker, Dr Kara Sewnauth and Dr Mihai Gherghe have kindly provided a document with key points from the presentations and the Q&A from the Endometriosis Masterclass.

Additional links are available below, which are also included within the document which can be viewed or downloaded from the resources below.

Information Sites

Clinical Information

Signpost to Support Groups

 

PDF copy of the webinar key points and Q&A.