Wales Severe Period Pain Is Not Normal (SPPINN) Study

The Wales SPPINN Study is a Health and Care Research Wales funded project that aims to better understand and improve the identification and management of severe period pain, for menstruating individuals of all ages. The project is co-produced with public and professional partners across Wales.

See the poster below to learn more!

To sign up for our quarterly newsletter about the SPPINN study, click HERE.


Copies of our quarterly newsletters will be made available here. You can download a PDF copy using the links below, or you can download the powerpoint file which has an audio track that will play when you enter ‘slideshow’.

January 2024

English Language VersionWelsh Language VersionPowerpoint with Audio File

Project Team

  • Professor Jacky Boivin

    Cardiff University School of Psychology
  • Dr Sofia Gameiro

    Cardiff University School of Psychology
  • Deborah Shaffer

    Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales FTWW
  • Dr Leah McLaughlin

    Bangor University