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Review of cervical screening services at Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS trust

Review of cervical screening services at Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS trust

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Published by South Thames, NHS Executive in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS Trust.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a panel chaired by Sir William Wells, chairman, NHS Executive, South Thames.
    ContributionsWells, William, Sir., NHS Executive. South Thames.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17213335M

    Cervical screening, or smear test, is a method of detecting abnormal (pre-cancerous) cells in the cervix in order to prevent cervical cancer. The cervix is the entrance to the womb from the vagina. Cervical screening is recommended every three years for women aged 25 to 49 and every five years for women aged 50 to 64 or more frequently if smear. The results of your test will be sent to you in the post, the Cervical Screening Programme aims to notify people of their results within 14 days, with a copy sent to your GP. JO'S TRUST. Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to women affected by cervical cancer and cervical abnormalities.

      The National Health Service Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP) is a national, government-funded cervical screening programme using a call–recall system. It has been estimated that the NHSCSP saves up to lives per year. 1 All women registered with a general practitioner (GP) in the UK are sent regular invitations for free cervical Cited by: This review relates entirely to my experience in day surgery on the I had exemplary care from the moment I entered the building. I was cared for 5/5.

    Cervical Screening. Smear Tests. Cervical screening is a test to check the health of the cervix, which is the lower part of the womb. For many women the test results show that everything is fine, however for one in 10 women the test shows changes . The NHS Cervical Screening Programme continues to make improvements in response to scientific research and technical advances. This article details the history of change in the programme and the latest significant advances, including human papillomavirus primary screening and the opportunities this will provide for cervical screening in the future.


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Review of cervical screening services at Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS trust Download PDF EPUB FB2

The need for external quality assurance and proficiency testing had arisen because of the need for uniform standards of good practice, as a direct result of a series of errors within the cervical screening program.

One of the widely publicized failures was the case of Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS Trust, where concerns over the Cited by: Cervical screening (a smear test) checks the health of your cervix.

The cervix is the opening to your womb from your vagina. It's not a test for cancer, it's a test to help prevent cancer. All women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 64 should be invited by letter. During the screening appointment, a small sample of cells will be taken from.

Executive summary of quality assurance visit to the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust cervical screening programme on 19 to 21 April Screening Quality Assurance visit report 3 Executive summary Women between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for regular cervical screening under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

This is intended to detect abnormalities within the cervix that could, if undetected and untreated, develop into cervical Size: KB. Cervical Screening Programme in Kent and Medway: Quality 2 Version 8 – April Document control This is a controlled document.

The most recent release is held by [email protected] Size: KB. Review titled Kent and Canterbury Hospital Replied on 10 February Thank you for taking time to write to us regarding your recent admission and trust you are feeling well.

We will ensure that your comments are passed onto the staff at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital for their attention. Report review titled as unsuitable. Cervical screening in England: The past, present, and future as that concerning the Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS Trust where a failure in cervical screening standards "led to.

the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. This is intended to detect abnormalities within the cervix that could, if undetected and untreated, develop into cervical cancer.

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) review of the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust Cervical Screening service held on 07 July File Size: KB.

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to University College London (UCL) Hospitals NHS Trust held on 5 October UCL Hospitals NHS Trust: cervical screening programme - Skip.

A commitment to deliver high quality care should be at the heart of everyday clinical practice. In the past many health professionals have watched as board agendas and management meetings have become dominated by financial issues and activity targets. The government's white paper on the NHS in England outlines a new style of NHS that will redress Cited by: The Kent and Medway National Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme invites all men registered with a GP for a screening in the year they turn Men over 65 who have not previously been screened or treated for an AAA can request screening.

A review of the Canterbury Cervical Screening Programme Valerie Norton Pauline Barnett A report for the National Cervical Screening Programme and the Canterbury Cervical Screening programme Prepared by Health Research Services, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, P0 BOXWELLINGTON August Information Centre Ministry of Health Wellington.

*Cervical screening, or the “smear test”, is a routine health check that identifies potentially harmful cells and changes on the cervix. * Appointments take around 10 minutes * Cervical screening is not a test for cancer but catching any changes early can. East Kent Bowel Screening Centre The National Bowel Cancer Screening programme has been introduced across England between and and currently has nation wide coverage.

In April East Kent Bowel Cancer Screening Centre was successful in their bid to become part of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program through a rigorous.

Investigators have delivered a clean bill of health for most laboratory cancer checks at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital - despite an earlier report which damned cervical screening there.

Any mistakes in diagnosing cancer at the hospital were "within the expected range" of error, according to the Royal College of Pathologists.

A test of confidence for cervical screening Women are screened between the ages of 20 and 65 The most serious problem occurred in at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, where at least eight women died were recalled after screening errors led to the early signs of cancer in some tests being missed.

Cervical Screening Services at Kent and Canterbury Hospitals NHS Trust b y a Panel Chaired by Sir William Wells, Chairman, NHS Executive South Tha mes.

Department of Health,Author: John R Wilkinson. Robert Music, Chief Executive Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, said: “Cervical cancer is largely preventable with cervical screening (smear tests) providing the best protection against the disease.

Screening prevents up to 75% of cervical cancers yet the number of women attending is at a 20 year low in England with over 1 in 4 women in East. The cervical screening programme The aim of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme is to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer and the number of women who die from the condition.

Since the screening programme was introduced in the s, the number of cervical cancer cases has decreased by about 7% each year. The number of GP services where women are able to attend cervical screening tests outside of usual working hours (i.e.

before 9am and after 5pm) I can confirm NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) does not hold this information. Whilst NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG commissions many health.

Contact. Conquest Hospital The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN37 7RD Eastbourne District General Hospital Kings Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2UD.

In a statement given tothe NHS said: "Screening is an informed choice and it is the duty of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme to provide women with clear information that. Produced by for the NHS Cancer Screening Programmes, this is the second part of Hannah's video diary as she gets her first invitation to cervical screening.

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