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Sam Dixon became Chief Executive of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust in May 2021.

Cervical screening (smear tests) can be difficult for women and people with a cervix with a physical disability. We hear from Sam Attwell, who set up Blind Since Birth U

To mark Deaf Awareness Week, we hear from 2 deaf women who have shared their experiences of a cervical screening (and colposcopy) appointment, as well as th

Cervical screening is one of the best ways to prevent

A lot has changed since last Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. However your year has panned out, it’s safe to say most of us have had a lot on our plate.

You might have seen recently in the news that there is going to be a pilot scheme in London looking at the best way to offer self-sampling to women as part of the cervical screening programme. We know that lots of people have questions about self...

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Most recently updated on 5th January 2021 to reflect the changing situation in the UK. We will update this blog post with any new information we have.

Everyone's experience of cervical screening (smear tests) is different and the Jo's team are no exception! We spend our working days talking about smear tests, creating information, sharing the facts and supporting people with concerns. However,...

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If you experience bleeding after your cervical screening (smear test), we know that it can be alarming, especially if it’s your first test.

One common question we are asked is what to expect when going for cervical screening at the moment. We’ve spoken with Jenny, Debra and Tracey who are all nurses about what their GP practice is doing, to give you an idea of the measures that you...

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