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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.

Adriana MacNaughton is the London Public Health Coordinator at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. In this blog, she talks about barriers to cervical screening and how education helps patients to make informed decisions.

Bridgette Love has been a practice nurse for 24 years and is passionate about offering the best possible experience to her patients. In this blog, she explains the benefits of offering an alternative cervical screening position and shares the...

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If you have a tilted cervix, cervical screening can sometimes be more uncomfortable for you. This might make you feel anxious or nervous before your next appointment.

We know many people find cervical screening a difficult test, and COVID-19 has made it more challenging for some. We have developed some tips to help you communicate with and support your patients through cervical screening at the moment.

Accessing cervical screening can be difficult for many people. This can be exacerbated for trans men and/or non-binary people with a cervix who face many barriers to accessing routine cervical screening, as well as discrimination because of their...

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To further our work in understanding the impact of COVID-19 on cervical screening, we conducted an online survey of 2,000 women aged 25-64 living in England and spoke to an additional 22 through one to one interviews and focus groups. Carried out...

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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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