Welcome to the home of the EXPPECT Pelvic Pain Service

The EXPPECT Pelvic Pain Service consists of a multidisciplinary team that aims to provide high quality, evidence based and patient-centred management of pelvic pain.

This website has been designed by pelvic pain clinic staff at NHS Lothian and the University of Edinburgh to provide you with up-to-date factual information about pelvic pain and possible treatments.

Front page news: “Endometriosis: the hidden suffering of millions of women revealed”

Often dismissed as ‘women’s troubles’, endometriosis affects one woman in 10 of reproductive age, yet a lack of research and funding means sufferers can live in severe pain, unable to work or socialise.  Click here to read in full.

PLEASE NOTE: This website is undergoing improvements to better inform you.