We can use the third sector to raise awareness about women’s health
Tracie Miles Information specialist nurse, The Eve Appeal and gynaecology oncology clinical nurse specialist at the Royal United Hospitals Foundation Trust, Bath
The NHS Long Term Plan published earlier this year makes important commitments on cancer, including achieving earlier diagnosis in more cancers and improving patient outcomes. Spreading awareness of cancer symptoms is a vital step in the road to early diagnosis. While NHS-run awareness campaigns have had some success, third sector campaigns, each with a unique style and social media presence, pack the biggest punch.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 2, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.2.5.s1