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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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Diane is a therapist and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Iona Stoddart leads our West of Scotland team and she recently went on a cervical screening tour of the Western Isles. She’s shared the insights this unique part of the world gave her about access to cervical screening. 

In June this year, the WI launched 5 Minutes that Matter - a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of