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Hannah Wright, Policy and Public Affairs Officer

Behind the Headlines - HPV primary screening in Northern Ireland

Posted on: Tuesday, 12th December 2023 by

Our call to action on health inequalities

Posted on: Wednesday, 13th July 2022 by

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.1

Ahead of the publication of this new paper, Jo’s has joined with 47 other charities and organisations, to call on the government to be bold in its ambition and provide much-needed investment to tackle health inequalities. 

Categories: Policy

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

Posted on: Friday, 24th June 2022 by

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week, an opportunity to highlight the importance of cervical screening. Along with the HPV vaccine, attending your routine cervical screening (smear test) is the best way to prevent cervical cancer.

Our main focus this week has been on recognising the barriers that some face when accessing cervical screening. It’s been our hope to share experiences and tips that might make attending this test a little easier.

"We need women’s voices and experiences to be centred and amplified": our response to the Women's Health Strategy consultation

Posted on: Friday, 23rd July 2021 by

The Department of Health and Social Care recently held a consultation period, seeking the views of individuals and organisations to help inform the development of the government’s Women’s Health Strategy. We were really pleased to submit a 10-page response, sharing our expertise and the experiences of our community.  

Categories: Policy

Key things to take away from our LGBT+ roundtable

Posted on: Thursday, 1st April 2021 by