This is the second in a series of blogs looking at work in Merseyside to tackle cancer screening inequalities. This article looks at breast and cervical screening initiatives.
Examples of good practice to reduce inequalities and improve coverage of bowel cancer screening.
Between 2014 and 2017 Marie Coughlin was the lead officer for the Merseyside Cancer Screening Plan. She shares how she helped raise awareness of screening, particularly within vulnerable and hard to reach groups.
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Any queries in relation to the provision of screening programmes during the COVID-19 response can be made to the NHSEI Incident Control Team.
The PHE Screening team
Public Health England (PHE) is the expert voice on screening, providing advice and guidance to the NHS. The national population screening programmes identify apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of a disease or condition, enabling earlier treatment and informed decisions.
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