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Behind the headlines: One dose of the HPV vaccination

Categories: hpv vaccine

You might have seen recent headlines around an announcement that the HPV vaccination programme given in schools across the UK will move to a one dose schedule instead of two doses for routine vaccinations. So what does this mean?

Let’s go back to the beginning. 

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Cervical polyps: What are they and what do they mean?

Categories: cervix | guest blog | Cervical polyps

In this guest blog, Dr Aziza Sesay talks us through cervical polyps, from diagnosis to treatment.

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Supporting our Afghan community to attend cervical screening

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Understanding your cervical screening: Q&A with Dr Nighat Arif

Categories: cervical screening; Q&A; Wellbeing of Women

Earlier this summer, we teamed up with Dr Nighat Arif – NHS GP and Wellbeing of Women Ambassador –

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Gender identity in healthcare

Categories: cervical screening | cervical screening; LGBT | LGBT

At Jo’s, we work for women – that goes without saying – but we also recognise that not everyone with a cervix identifies as a woman. This week is Non-Binary Awareness Week, and this blog looks at the role of sample-taker

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Our call to action on health inequalities

Categories: Policy

The UK Government will soon be publishing a ‘Health Disparities White Paper’ setting out policies and plans to reduce inequalities in health outcomes, and to support more people to live longer and healthier lives.

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I walked out of my cervical screening, and that’s OK

Categories: cervical screening | staff

Sophie Hannah, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust Communications Manager, has been attending screenings for almost a decade. But after a more difficult experience than usual at her most recent screening, she’s written about what she’s planning to do differently next time.

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A future free from cervical cancer should not leave disabled people behind

Categories: cervical screening

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an opportunity to highlight the importance of cervical screening.

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Cervical screening after sexual violence

Categories: My Body Back | Sexual Abuse | cervical screening | Scotland

The West of Scotland My Body Back clinic was founded in February 2018.  Based on the My Body Back London service it offers cervical screening for people who have experi

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Advocating for women’s health in the workplace

Categories: work | workplace | CEO | pledge | Wellbeing of Women

Around 16 million women are in work in the UK, with almost 80% of working age women in full-time, part-time, or self-employed work. 

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