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Samantha Dixon, Chief Executive

Fundraising for Jo's: Every little helps

Posted on: Monday, 15th May 2023 by

‘Head torch?’ - check. 

‘Spare laces?’ - check. 

‘She Wee?' - check. 

That was Saturday’s job, checking my kit as I prepare to take part in the National Three Peaks Challenge for Jo’s next weekend. Had I read the blurb properly beforehand I might have been less keen to sign up – walking the length of a marathon, with three hills in it - oh and you try to complete it in 24 hours. 

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Posted on: Thursday, 19th January 2023 by

At Jo’s, our vision has always been a world where cervical cancer is a thing of the past. For this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, we’re putting the foot on the pedal to get us closer to that day with our We Can campaign to End Cervical Cancer. We also want to make sure that no one is left behind. Let me tell you a little bit about our campaign and why we’re doing this now.

Advocating for women’s health in the workplace

Posted on: Monday, 20th June 2022 by

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. 

Women have spent decades carving out their space in the workplace and, while significant progress has been made, the physical and mental health needs faced by many women and people with a cervix are still being overlooked or ignored. 

Behind the headlines: How often are you invited for cervical screening?

Posted on: Wednesday, 1st June 2022 by

You might have seen a story in the news today about how often women and people with a cervix are invited for cervical screening. This blog takes you behind the headlines to clear up what it’s all about and what it means for you. 

Categories: cervical screening

Elimination of cervical cancer? It's possible within my lifetime

Posted on: Tuesday, 22nd March 2022 by

Since joining Jo’s in early summer 2021 it is fair to say it has been a whirlwind. I’ve seen first hand the impact of the pandemic on cervical cancer and prevention services and the income we rely on was badly hit. At the same time so much progress has been made

Behind the headlines: Cervical screening incident in Scotland and what it means

Posted on: Wednesday, 15th September 2021 by

Cervical screening after a 'near miss': our new Chief Executive shares her story

Posted on: Friday, 11th June 2021 by