Cervical screening saves an estimated 5,000 lives a year by detecting abnormalities of the cervix early and referring women for effective treatment.
Janet was appointed senior implementation lead for HPV in January 2017. She has worked in cancer screening as the coordinator for laboratories since 2001. She has a wealth of experience in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme, relating in particular to HPV testing, piloting and implementation. She also manages the NHS Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme. Before joining the screening team her background was as a biomedical scientist working for the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In her spare time Janet enjoys running, gardening and spending time with her family.