An evaluation of the campaign shows there appears to have been a broadly positive impact and this can be used to help plan future interventions.
National Cervical Screening Programme Manager
Ruth was appointed as Programme Manager for the Cervical Screening programme in October 2015. The Programme Manager leads on the operational management of the cervical screening programme.
Ruth has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the Cervical Screening Programme. For the previous 12 years Ruth worked in the Screening Quality Assurance Service for the Cervical Screening programme undertaking a variety of roles most recently as a Senior QA Advisor. She has a background in Primary Care and Practice Nursing. In her previous roles she has been employed as a Marie Curie Training Facilitator for Cervical Screening, a PCT Primary Care Cancer lead and as a Clinical Manager in Contraceptive Services.
Ruth enjoys spending time with her family and cats, watching Mad Men (the box series) attempting yoga, and swimming.
We have selected 32 sites to take part in the HPValidate study.
We have made significant progress in the clinical validation process for cervical screening self-sampling.
An update on self-sampling in the cervical screening programme.
NHS Cervical Screening Programme manager Ruth Stubbs spoke to the World Health Organization (WHO) about the importance of nurses in providing an efficient cervical screening service to women in England.
Promoting high-quality specialist training for cervical sample takers
Primary HPV screening has now been fully rolled out and is being offered across England. This significant landmark will improve screening by identifying more women at risk of cervical cancer.
PHE Screening is delighted to publish its first annual data report on the national cervical screening programme standards, focusing on performance in England from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
In March 2019, Public Health England launched the first ever national cervical screening campaign, Cervical Screening Saves Lives. With an evaluation under way, now is a good time to share some of the highlights from the campaign, along with some early signs of its impact.
The NHS Cervical Screening Programme is pleased to announce the launch of new invitation and result letters, along with new information leaflets.
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