Cervical Screening


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Advisory Panel

Alison Boyland
Patient Representative
Anthony Silverstone
Consultant, UCLH
Catherine Dickens
Head of Information, Macmillan Cancer Relief
Charlotte Cox
Patient Representative
Gill Marsh
Senior Nurse, Colposcopy Clinic
Joan Austoker
Director, Cancer Research UK PCERG
Julietta Patnick
National Co-ordinator, National Screening Programme
Mark Charnock
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Nancy Parkinson
Gynae Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Sally Wyke
Foundation Director, Scottish School of Primary Care


We would also like to thank Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust for all their help and support in updating the site including permission to include some of their illustrations.

Supported by:
NHS Cervical Screening Programme
Macmillan Cancer Support

Grant holders:
Sue Ziebland
Ann McPherson


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