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We’ve released a new report today highlighting a barrier to cervical screening which is frankly disgraceful: physical disability.

In 2016, I was a full-time police officer. I’m also a mum and at the same time was setting up my own business: a hair and beauty salon which I opened in the March. Needless to say, life was very hectic!

At Jo’s, we receive calls to our Helpline every single day from women who have had a cervical screening or colposcopy result they weren’t expecting.

This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week and we’re talking about cell changes.

June 2019 marks 20 years of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and is the start of our anniversary year. ‘Jo’s Trust’ as it was first known, was founded by James Maxwell in 1999 after his wife, Jo passed away from cervical cancer.

I guess everyone has familiar thoughts which come to mind when one is en route to a cervical screening appointment.

This weekend over 40,000 runners will take on the London Marathon 2019, including a fantastic team running for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust!

You might have seen recently in the news that there is going to be a pilot scheme in London looking at the best way to offer self-sampling to women as part of the cervical screening programme. We know that lots of people have questions about self...

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"After the story came out, which showed that the rate of cervical abnormalities in young women in Scotland has gone down by 90%, I talked about it to every single patient who came into my practice. I wanted to shout about it from the rooftops!"...

Hayley Prince is a focused care practitioner in the NHS from Stockport. She was 32 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.