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Improving the quality of written information sent to women about cervical screening

Joan Austoker

Improving the quality of written information sent to women about cervical screening

by Joan Austoker

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Published by NHSCSP Publications in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of cover title: NHS Cervical Screening Programme, Cancer Research Campaign.

StatementJoan Austoker, Claire Davey, Caroline Jansen. Pt.1, Evidence-based criteria for the content of letters and leaflets. Pt.2, Evaluation of the content of current letters and leaflets.
SeriesNHSCSP publication -- no.6
ContributionsDavey, Claire., Jansen, Caroline., NHS Cervical Screening Programme., Cancer Research Campaign.
The Physical Object
Pagination120p.
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23028677M
ISBN 101871997828
OCLC/WorldCa60137095

Ontario Cervical Screening Program Screening initiation Women should begin screening for cervical cancer at age 21 if they are or have ever been sexually active. Women who are not sexually active by age 21 should delay cervical cancer screening until they are sexually active. Sexual activity includes intercourse, as well as digital or oral.   Our Family Health Team is located in Toronto, Canada and provides care to over 35 patients. Like many practices in Canada, we took an opportunistic approach to cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer screening. We wanted to shift to a proactive, population-based approach but were unable to systematically identify patients overdue for screening or calculate baseline screening by: 7.

Context: Methods that improve detection of serious cervical lesions while minimizing excess screening are the key to advancing cervical cancer prevention. Objective: To examine the evidence about benefits and harms of screening among older women (ages 65 and older) and those who have had hysterectomies, and to examine the.   Based on the best available evidence, the American College of Physicians (ACP) has released best practice advice on cervical cancer screening in average-risk, asymptomatic women Author: Mara Lambert.

The national target for cervical screening coverage is 80%. Women are offered screening every 3 or 5 years depending on their age. Women aged 25 to 49 are invited for routine screening every 3 years, whereas those aged 50 to 64 are invited for routine screening every 5 years. Cervical screening is not a test for cervical cancer. Objective: To explore English women's experiences of cervical screening result communication. Design: Qualitative study consisting of seven focus groups conducted between May and April Participants: 33 women with a range of screening results (normal, inadequate, borderline and abnormal) who had recently been for cervical screening, and five women who had attended a colposcopy Cited by:


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Improving the quality of written information sent to women about cervical screening by Joan Austoker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ation are published as a separate document, Improving the Quality of the Written Information Sent to Women about Cervical Screening: Evi-dence-based Criteria for the Content of Letters and Leaflets (NHSCSP Publication No 26).2 The research project for the revision of these guidelines was supported by the NHS Cervical Screening Programme and Cancer Research Size: KB.

Improving the Quality of Written Information Sent to Women About Cervical Screening (NHSCSP) [Megan Goldsmith, Clare Bankhead, Joan Austoker] on *FREE* shipping on. to women about cervical screening or that addressed the information needs of women at all stages of the cervical screening process were assessed for inclusion.

The data extraction form and quality assessment criteria were developed from published resources. File Size: KB. Improving the quality of the written information sent to women about cervical screening: evidence based criteria for the content of letters and leaflets. This file.

Improving the Quality of the Written Information Sent to Women about Breast Screening: Evidence-based Criteria for the Content of Letters and Leaflets MR Goldsmith, C Bankhead, J. Austoker NHS Cancer Screening Programmes. All women who have a cervical screening test should receive their test results in writing.

It is the responsibility of the GP or other clinician requesting the cytology screening test to. Improving the quality of cervical screening Samuel George,a Yusuf Abrahams,a Shakir Z.

Karim,b Anjali Kotharic Objective To compare the adequacy of cervical cytology sampling by a newly designed cervical cell sampler (the implement) with a commonly used, extended tip cervical scraper, namely the Jordan’s spatula, byCited by: 5.

Fewer than half of women questionnaire respondents were willing to suggest possible causes for cervical cancer and fewer than half were aware that the risk of cervical cancer was low following treatment for an abnormality found on screening.

Around one-fifth of women continue to prefer a woman smear taker; of the 33 per cent expressing a Cited by: NHS Cervical Screening Programme Goldsmith M, Austoker J, Bankhead C.

Improving the quality of the written information sent to women about cervical screening. Guidelines on the content of letters and leaflets. ; NHSCSP Publication No. 5 (revised edition). The National Screening Service today published its Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Cervical Screening, second edition, a set of quality assurance requirements and standards for each element of the are over million women aged in Ireland who are eligible for the CervicalCheck programme.

The quality of the cervical screening service can be enhanced by the provision of additional information, by improved quality of communication, and by consideration of women's health beliefs Author: Fiona Fylan.

Cervical screening should happen as part of your regular women’s health checks. Cervical screening is for well women with no symptoms. Screening can find problems early, so that you can have the right treatment and live a healthy life. You can have the test at an Aboriginal Medical Service or Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service.

invited for screening. These women were sent an initial questionnaire, described in more detail below, that was attached to the invitation for screening. A leaflet about the screening programme and the screening test that is rou-tinely sent to all women invited for cervical screening was also attached.

In an accompanying letter the women wereCited by:   Goldsmith MR, Bankhead CR, Austoker J. Improving the quality of the written information sent to women about cervical screening: Evidence-based criteria for the content of letters and leaflets.

NHS Cervical Screening Programmes, (NHSCSP Publication No 26).Cited by: There might be a reason why you don’t think cervical screening is right for you. However, cervical screening is for all women aged who have ever been sexually active. Check out these common reasons women use to avoid cervical screening.

I don’t think I need a Cervical Screening Test because: I feel fine and have no symptoms. (PCSA) invites eligible women for cervical screening on behalf of GP practices. This is done on two occasions. A third invitation is then undertaken by the practice.

An example of a letter which can be sent to women to represent the third invitation is available on our website (See Appendix 1). Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Cervical Screening 7 The primary objective of cervical screening is to reduce the incidence and mortality from cervical cancer.

This can only be achieved by a fully comprehensive quality assurance programme applied to the entire organisation. If a woman does not want to be sent any invitations, she can contact Cervical Screening Wales and we will send her an ‘opt out’ form.

If a woman does opt out of screening, she can choose to ‘opt in’ again at any time. Having a Cervical Screening test. Introduction. Low-income and ethnic minority women are less likely to adhere to recommended breast and cervical cancer screening and follow-up care than non-minority and higher income counterparts (Elit et al., ; Goldman, Walker, Hubbard, & Kerlikowske, ; Swan et al., ).The need to address these cancer health disparities is pressing, given research linking higher cancer mortality.

Documentation of cancer screening was also low, with cervical cancer screening documented for % of women, mammography for % (N = 26/40) of women, and colorectal cancer screening. What is a cervical screening test? During each test some cells are removed from the neck of the womb (cervix), with a plastic brush.

The cells are examined under a microscope to look for early changes that, if ignored and not treated, could develop into cancer of the cervix.

You are very unlikely to develop cervical cancer if you have regular cervical screening tests at the times advised Author: Dr Mary Harding.The quality of the cervical screening service can be enhanced by the provision of additional information, by improved quality of communication, and by consideration of women's health beliefs.

This may result in increased participation in, and satisfaction with, the by:   The 6-month project in London showed that text reminders could increase cervical screening attendance by %.

Text message invitation reminders can help increase the number of women taking up the offer of cervical screening. That was the conclusion of a randomised control trial run in the London borough of Hillingdon.