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This week, NHS England has pledged to eliminate cervical cancer by 2040. We are really excited about the news as the pledge includes plans to improve access to online booking for vaccination appointments nationally and support for healthcare...

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Our support services at Jo’s mainly hear from women. But sometimes we also hear from men and partners of women. Sometimes they are asking about their wife or partner’s health, and at others, it’s about their own. This blog covers the most common...

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Cervical screening can help prevent cervical cancer. Yet across the UK, on average, one in four women and people with a cervix do not attend their screening appointments. Among ethnic minority communities, this is even lower. 

The Cervical Screening Programme in Wales recently announced that it is changing. As of the 1st of January the routine screening interval for women and other people with a cervix in Wales aged 25 - 49 has moved from three to five years. We’re...

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One of the big news stories today is about YouScreen: a HPV self-sampling study launching in parts of North and East London. 

Hannah Dwyer is a Support Services Officer at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, where she works on the Helpline and

Diane is a therapist and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. In this blog, she explains what anxiety is and how you can manage it, as well as demonstrating some grounding techniques. 

 

How would you react if you were told you had HPV? Would you be afraid? Upset? Or simply a bit unsure of what it meant? 

It’s back-to-school time and that means thousands of children, both boys and girls (perhaps your own children) may be offered the HPV vaccine at school. You may have seen that the vaccine has been hitting the news recently and...

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