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1 in 4 miss their cervical screening appointment

05/03/2019

The local NHS is urging women to respond to their cervical screening invitation letters, and if they missed previous invites, to book an appointment at their GP practice.

Calling all women…time to get checked

16/01/2019

Right now the number of women attending their smear test is at a 21 year low and is declining across the UK.

Calling all women…time to get checked

06/06/2018

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but is largely preventable thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination programme.

Women are being urged to #SmearforSmear this week

22/01/2018

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but it is largely preventable thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination programme.

Don’t let embarrassment prevent cancer screening

12/06/2017

Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease.

World Cancer Day Logo

4th February 2017 is World Cancer Day

02/02/2017

Cancer affects millions of people around the world every day which is why this awareness day is so important.

The importance of cervical screening

02/06/2016

Cervical screening is a test carried out to detect changes to the cells of a women’s cervix, which if left undetected could become cancerous. But if detected early it is one of the most treatable cancers.

Need to see a GP or nurse this half term? Think the evening and weekends

19/02/2019

In October last year evening and weekend appointments went live across Coastal West Sussex and more than 17000 people have benefited.

Evening and weekend appointments available over the festivities

19/12/2018

On 01 October 2018, GP and nurse appointments during the evening and at the weekend went live across Coastal West Sussex.