Let’s talk about it… anxiety and smear tests
Posted by Imogen Pinnell, Senior Health Information Officer, 27 Feb 2018Categories: cervical screening; let's talk about it
While smear tests are not enjoyable, for many women they’re over in a few minutes and they can continue with their day, knowing that the job’s been ticked off.Read more
It's about giving your head and body time to re-connect: Sex and intimacy after cervical cancer
Posted by Lynn Buckley, Macmillan Gynae-oncology CNS & Psychosexual Therapist, 09 Feb 2018Categories: cervical cancer|support
To be able to enjoy sex and intimacy, lots of things need to work together.Read more
Let’s talk about it… sometimes smear tests are painful
Posted by Imogen Pinnell, Senior Health Information Officer, 30 Jan 2018Categories: cervical screening|let's talk
For a lot of people, it’s a five minute appointment that may be slightly uncomfortable and embarrassing, but is over and done with quickly. But for others, smear tests aren’t just uncomfortable – they hurt and some women find them extremely... Read more
Let’s talk about it…smear tests after experiencing sexual violence
Posted by Louise Cadman, 26 Jan 2018Categories: cervical screening|let's talk
As part of our new blog series "Let's talk about it" Louise Cadman, Research Nurse Consultant at Queen Mary University of London and on the Management Committee of the My Body Back Project, addresses some of the issues around having a smear test... Read more
Our commitments by 2022
Posted by Robert Music, Chief Executive, 29 Dec 2017Categories: campaign|cervical cancer|Chief Executive blog|prevention|support
Looking into the New Year, there is lots to look forward to and focus on. We are committed to working harder and shouting louder than ever before and we are better placed than ever to do this with a growing team, a rising income, a greater... Read more
Friends, who needs them?
Posted by Rebecca Shoosmith, Head of Support Services, 18 Dec 2017Categories: cervical cancer|support
Well, we do. A cervical cancer diagnosis, treatment and life beyond can certainly have some uplifting moments but girl those downward turns can really dig their nails into you!Read more
"It begins to feel good to help others, to be the supporter not the supportee"
Posted by Rebecca Shoosmith, Head of Support Services, 02 Oct 2017Categories: cervical cancer|support|Volunteering
Volunteering is a powerful tool. It can be a valuable resource, contribute to recovery or rehabilitation and satisfy a wide range of needs.Read more
"I met great people and made new friends thanks to this brilliant event"
Posted by Catherine Cooke, 07 Sep 2017Categories: cervical cancer|support
Catherine Cooke tells us about her experience of Let's Meet and why she's attending this year again.Read more
What is HPV testing all about?
Posted by Kate Sanger, Head of Communications and Public Affairs, 11 Aug 2017Categories: cervical screening|HPV|Policy|prevention|Scotland
Today the NHS in Scotland has announced that it will be introducing HPV testing as the primary method for cervical screening from 2019, but what does this actually mean and how will it save lives?Read more