Results 141–160 of 400 for cervical screening in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (26 Feb 2015)

Teresa Pearce: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential savings to the NHS of increasing cervical screening rates.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (10 Feb 2015)

Grahame Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reduce (a) demographic and (b) geographic inequalities in (i) cervical screening uptake and (ii) HPV vaccination rates.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Human Papillomavirus (9 Feb 2015)

Jane Ellison: Information technology to support cervical screening and the potential introduction of primary human papillomavirus (HPV) screening will be discussed at the next meeting of the Advisory Committee on Cervical Screening (ACCS) on 12 February 2015. Public Health England (PHE) will be made aware of any ACCS recommendations resulting from the meeting. In April 2014 the UK National Screening...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (4 Feb 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...PHE, NHS England and other stakeholders, to keep these campaigns under review and work with relevant experts to see what might be done to tackle awareness of the symptoms of other cancers, such as cervical cancer. In March 2010, new guidance was published for primary care on the management of young women who present with gynaecological symptoms, following concerns from the Advisory...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (4 Feb 2015)

Stephen Lloyd: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will launch targeted campaigns on cervical screening in regions where cervical screening rates have fallen below the national average.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (7 Jan 2015)

Jane Ellison: The coverage of cervical screening amongst women between the ages of 25- 29 currently sees 60% of women in this age group accepting their invitation. The NHS Cervical Screening Programme is working in collaboration with the study STRATEGIC (Strategies to increase cervical screening uptake at first invitation) to identify interventions to increase uptake in this age group in Greater Manchester...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (15 Dec 2014)

Dan Jarvis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will request that the Advisory Committee on Cervical Cancer Screening will hold a further review of the evidence relating to risks and benefits of cervical screening in women under 25.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (8 Dec 2014)

Jane Ellison: The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) advises Ministers and the National Health Service in all four countries about all aspects of screening policy and supports implementation. In 2012 the UK NSC recommended that the age of first invitation for cervical screening should be age 25 on the basis that there is evidence of a large number of women screened and treated with relatively...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer (18 Nov 2014)

Jane Ellison: The NHS Cancer Screening Programmes screen millions of people each year in order to detect cancer or abnormalities which could develop into cancer if left undetected and untreated. They are supported by a national co-ordinating team and regional quality assurance teams in Public Health England (PHE). On the specific programmes, NHS England and PHE are working together to set up...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cervical Cancer (29 Oct 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...and what the financial value and payment thresholds for those indicators should be. There are currently four indicators within the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) that relate to cervical screening. These have had a positive impact upon increasing the participation in the screening programme in the past years. In April this year, one indicator on cervical screening: The...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cancer: Liverpool (17 Oct 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...therefore make it more treatable, and thereby improve cancer survival rates The NHS England Merseyside Area Team and Public health England have been working together to develop a cancer screening plan to improve breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening uptake rates in Merseyside and they are working closely with our partners including other clinical commissioning groups in the...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer (17 Jul 2014)

Jane Ellison: ...their lung cancer diagnosed at an early stage, with around 300 more patients having surgery, giving them a better chance of survival. Work continues on extending and expanding the bowel, breast and cervical cancer screening programmes, and helping GPs to assess patients more effectively. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is in the process of updating the ‘Referral...

Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (12 Jun 2014)

Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department is taking to implement the recommendations of the Demos report, Behind the Screen, to increase uptake of cervical screening; (2) what assessment he has made of the conclusions of the Demos report, Behind the Screen on (a) the decline in screening rates for all age groups and (b) the costs to both the NHS and individual...

Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (6 May 2014)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health who will have responsibility for cervical screening under the forthcoming Public Health England commissioning framework.

Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (13 Jan 2014)

Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans his Department has to increase awareness of cervical cancer symptoms and the importance of screening, especially of women aged between 25 to 29 and 60 to 64.

Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (13 Jan 2014)

Jane Ellison: The human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for nearly all cases of cervical cancer. The national HPV vaccination programme, which began in 2008, protects against the strains of HPV which cause 70% of cervical cancer and has among the highest vaccine uptake rates in the world. Evidence from clinical trials has demonstrated a very high vaccine efficacy against the pre-cursors of cervical...

Written Answers — Health: Cancer (16 Dec 2013)

Jane Ellison: ...social marketing campaigns such as Change4Life. On the prevention of cancer specifically, we are offering vaccination of young women against human papillomavirus, which is known to cause most cervical cancers, and funding activity on skin cancer prevention. In partnership with the Department and NHS England (including NHS Improving Quality), Public Health England has taken on the running...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Cancer (9 Dec 2013)

Earl Howe: ...used in the programme changed to Gardasil from Cervarix. The girls vaccinated with Gardasil as part of the national HPV immunisation programme will currently be between 12 and 14 years of age. Cervical screening starts at the age of 25 and the peak age of cervical cancer is at around 35 years. Therefore, Public Health England (PHE) currently has limited data on the effect of vaccination on...

Written Answers — Health: Cervical Cancer (18 Nov 2013)

Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent estimate he has made of uptake rates for cervical cancer screening in England; and what steps he is taking to improve uptake amongst younger age groups.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Health: Cancer (29 Aug 2013)

Baroness Taylor of Bolton: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the lower and upper age limits for screening for cervical cancer.


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