‘Get yourself checked’ say health bosses in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

14 June 2022

‘Get yourself checked’ is the message from GPs, Clinical Pharmacists and healthcare professionals across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin this Cervical Cancer Screening Awareness Week. To mark the week in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (Monday 20 to Friday 24 June 2022), patients and members of the public are being encouraged to schedule regular screening check-ups with…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ICS encourages women to check health during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

17 January 2022

Health chiefs at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) want women and people with a cervix to be aware of the dangers of cervical cancer and to know how to access help if it is needed. Last month (December 2021) the national charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust raised concerns over NHS England data…

National cancer survey finds 95% of children under 16 feel well looked after

7 January 2022

The Under 16 (U16) Cancer Patient Experience Survey launched by NHS England is the first-ever national survey of cancer patients aged between 8 and 15. Dr Julie Davies, Director of Performance at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG, said: “Children and young people have very different experiences of cancer to adults, so a personalised approach to…

Health bosses urge: “Don’t fear, get a smear”

8 June 2021

This Cervical Screening Awareness Week (14 – 19 June 2021), health bosses at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are urging people to ‘don’t fear, get a smear’ and attend their routine cervical screening appointments when invited. Five million women and people with a cervix are invited for screening every year.  It is…

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