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Adriana MacNaughton, Public Health Coordinator

How can we tackle barriers to cervical screening?

Posted on: Friday, 13th November 2020 by

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.

Before my first cervical screening appointment, I was worried that it would be painful and felt a bit shy about it – and I assumed others probably felt the same. But when I started at Jo’s, I had my eyes opened to the vast amount of other barriers that existed.

Tips for communicating to patients about cervical screening

Posted on: Tuesday, 13th October 2020 by

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.