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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual event that has been running since 1985. Initially, the aim was to encourage breast screening and educate people about early detection, and it has developed to include fundraising by charities for vital research. This year, we wanted to share some facts, figures, and … Continued

NHS Screening: Missing invitations or missed appointments

NHS Screening: Missing invitations or missed appointments In our first two updates about screening, we’ve covered how the programmes work and how effective they are. With this final part, we will focus on what to do if you’ve missed an appointment or how to get back into the programmes if you haven’t been invited to … Continued

NHS Screening: How much does it help?

NHS Screening: How much does it help? Last week we shared a news story on our website about how the NHS screening programme works. It talked through the different things the NHS will screen for, when you might be invited and how the screening for each condition works. You can read that story on our … Continued

NHS Screening: What, Why and When

NHS Screening: What, Why and When The NHS isn’t just there to treat you when you are ill. It’s also there to prevent illness and keep you healthy. One way this happens is through the NHS screening programme. You can read through below or use the buttons to jump to the different sections. What is … Continued

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week This week, 23rd to 29th January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Jo’s Trust – the UK’s leading cervical cancer charity – has launched a campaign to end cervical cancer. Their message is that we have all the tools to end cervical cancer –cervical screening, HPV vaccination and treatment for cell changes. … Continued

NHS Screening Saves Lives

The NHS screens people for various conditions and diseases throughout our lives, from pregnancy to old age. Screening stops people from becoming ill and saves lives. Watch the video or read on below to see how it works and the vital impact it has. How it works Screening looks for early signs of illness or … Continued

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work?

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work? The NHS’s screening programme is a way to determine if people have an increased chance of specific health problems. The earlier these signs are detected, the sooner the NHS can offer management and treatment   Who is screening for? It is important to note that screening … Continued

NHS Screening Saves Lives

The NHS screens people for various conditions and diseases throughout our lives, from pregnancy to old age. Screening stops people from becoming ill and saves lives. Watch the video or read on below to see how it works and the vital impact it has. How it works Screening looks for early signs of illness or … Continued