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NHS Cervical Screening Programme, not to be missed

Too busy. Too embarrassed. Too painful. These are the main reasons given by women for not keeping or making their appointment to have a cervical smear. Like Breast Screening, that I┬ácovered in a previous post, it’s something we don’t enjoy … Continue reading

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Breast Screening: hardly a pleasure trip but the consequences of not having it could be far more unpleasant

When I received a letter from the Somerset Breast Screening Centre, the alarm bells started to ring. Why had they contacted me? What did they know that I didn’t? Having had the X-ray, would I go through days of mentally … Continue reading

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