Results 1–20 of 300 for cervical screening in the 'Written Answers'

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (8 Oct 2019)

Jonathan Lord: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for cervical screening test results.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (8 Oct 2019)

Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford: NHS England is committed to improving the uptake of national cancer screening programmes, for breast, bowel, and cervical cancer. In January, NHS England published its Long Term Plan, which outlined its ambition to deliver improvements in the uptake of national cancer screening programmes. To support this process, NHS England has developed improving uptake action plans, which can be used by...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (8 Oct 2019)

Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford: NHS England recognises the importance of delivering public health services, including screening, which people find easy to access. This is why the NHS Long Term Plan and detailed improvement actions are about ensuring services are easy and convenient for people to use in order to deliver the Long Term Plan ambition on cancer to see 55,000 more people surviving cancer for five years in England...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (3 Oct 2019)

Jo Churchill: ...Term Plan commitments, including addressing key workforce shortages. Also, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England asked Sir Mike Richards to lead a review to improve the delivery of the screening programmes, increase uptake, learn the lessons from the recent issues around breast and cervical screening, and modernise and expand diagnostic capacity. Workforce requirements to support...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (1 Oct 2019)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women with a disability attended cervical cancer screening in the NHS in the last period for which information is available.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (9 Sep 2019)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of women with a disability have attended cervical cancer screening through the NHS in the last period for which information is available.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (9 Sep 2019)

Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to make it easier for women with a physical disability to access cervical screening services.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (5 Sep 2019)

Bridget Phillipson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the accessibility of cervical screening to women with a physical disability.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Diagnosis (4 Sep 2019)

Jo Churchill: The NHS Long Term Plan set out the commitment to diagnose 75% of cancers being at stage 1 or 2 by 2028. As recommended by the UK National Screening Committee and the independent Cancer Taskforce, we are modernising our world-renowned cancer screening programmes by introducing Faecal Immunochemical Testing into the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme as soon as possible and human...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Diagnosis (23 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: To achieve the NHS Long Term Plan ambition, we are modernising our world-renowned cancer screening programmes by introducing faecal immunochemical testing into the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme and human papillomavirus as the primary test in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. NHS England is establishing rapid diagnostic centres, which build on the 10 models piloted through the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Research (23 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The National Cervical Screening Programme is planning to publish its updated national guidance on colposcopy and programme management, which will include the management of CIN2 cervical cell changes in England, later this year. The guidance will bring together robust published evidence and current clinical practice to help provide a national consensus on this matter.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Breast Cancer: Gender Recognition (10 Jul 2019)

Seema Kennedy: In July 2017, Public Health England published a leaflet for people who are transgender or non-binary to help provide information about National Health Service population screening programmes that are available. This leaflet is available at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-population-sc reening-information-for-transgender-people The leaflet helps ensure that...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Diagnosis (28 Jun 2019)

Seema Kennedy: ...Cancer ‘Blood in pee’ campaign ran across England from July to September 2018, aiming to improve early diagnosis of bladder and kidney cancer. Public Health England launched a new campaign, ‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’, on 5 March to promote uptake of cervical screening. As recommended by the UK National Screening Committee and the independent Cancer Taskforce, we are...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (10 Jun 2019)

Seema Kennedy: The National Health Service provides three national cancer population-based screening programmes as part of the Section 7a Public Health services, commissioned by NHS England on behalf of the Secretary of State. During 2018, the NHS screened 3.2 million women for cervical abnormalities; 2.6 million people for bowel cancer; and 2.1 million women for breast cancer. The NHS Long Term Plan...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (10 Jun 2019)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to tackle the decline in the number of women taking up (a) breast and (b) cervical cancer screening.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (29 May 2019)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the urine test for cervical cancer will be adopted by the NHS.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (30 Apr 2019)

Paul Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many CCGs (a) achieved and (b) did not achieve the turnaround target of 98 per cent of patients receiving their cervical screening results within 14 days of having a test in the last month for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Human Papillomavirus: Screening (12 Apr 2019)

Seema Kennedy: In November 2015, the UK National Screening Committee recommended that human papillomavirus (HPV) screening should replace the currently used liquid based cytology test as the primary screening for cervical disease. NHS England has since worked with partner organisations to determine the most viable approach for how this service could be delivered safely, effectively and sustainably on a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Screening (2 Apr 2019)

Nick Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the merits of raising the current clinical age limits for screening for (a) breast and (b) cervical cancer.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cervical Cancer: Screening (2 Apr 2019)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of people being able to self-refer for a smear test in a local sexual health clinic.


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