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# endometriosis

This year
Over 100 Irish women travelling to Romania for endometriosis surgery every year
After 13 surgeries Sinead Murphy has given up on endometriosis care in Ireland. She's not alone.
“When I was seventeen a gynaecologist recommended that I get pregnant, because it would help.”
Some women with endometriosis have lost trust in the Irish health system
This investigation by The Journal and Noteworthy shows how these women often feel they have no choice but to travel abroad for treatment
Last year
New endometriosis treatment plan to include faster treatment times and two specialist centres
All time
Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
Health minister announces 'see-and-treat' gynaecology services and 'advanced' endometriosis centre
'Second class citizens': Harris warned of the impact endometriosis is having on women's health
'Wombs, periods, they're taboo subjects': Patients appeal to TDs and Senators for endometriosis support
'I just felt like I don't matter': Women forced to travel to Romania for endometriosis treatment
'Shame and stigma' mean women with endometriosis suffer in silence over painful sex
'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis
Why it's good news that some day people might be able to test for endometriosis at home with used tampons
Life with endometriosis: 'I haven't given up hope of becoming a mum one day'
Cate O'Connor
'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'
Julie Ronaghan
Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition
Endometriosis: 'It's the kind of pain that takes the breath from you and makes you fall to your knees'
Julie Ronaghan
Women are thanking Daisy Ridley for speaking out about her struggle with endometriosis