As part of our work to address health inequalities across Goforth and Jesmond, we asked people to share their thoughts, experiences and question about cervical screening. We’ve created this video to answer your questions, to explain more about the process itself and purpose of cervical screening, and why regular screening is so important.
The Little Book of Useful Stuff The Little Book of Useful Stuff is a guide to help young people aged 13+ keep safe, stay healthy and make informed decisions about their lives. Created by the NHS in Gateshead, with the help of families and a range of health professionals, the guide covers common issues like: … Continued
We hear from patients who share how they felt about going to their cervical screening appointments, what helped put them at ease, and how they encourage others to get screened.
Nurse Wendy Campbell explains what happens when you arrive for your cervical screening appointment, how she explains the process, how to make you as comfortable as possible, and what happens afterwards.
Dr Ella Grummit explains what cervical screening is, who should get tested, which groups are more likely to get cervical cancer, why the test changed, and why you should get tested even if you don’t have sex with men.