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The growing issue of access to cervical screening across the UK, the problems and how they can be overcome.
In the UK, we are fortunate to have excellent cervical screening programmes that save thousands of lives every year. However, of the five million women invited every year for screening, over one in four don’t attend.
Whether women can easily access screening is dependent on their location and personal circumstances with some groups of women, including the transient population, those living with a physical disability and women who have experienced sexual violence, further disadvantaged. We found barriers affecting accessibility of cervical screening include:
Following the review of the UK cervical screening programmes we recommend: