Nurses can do more to promote cervical screening
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Nurses can do more to promote cervical screening

Jenny Greenfield Nurse manager, GP practice in East Sussex

The Jade Goody effect on screening rates has faded but nurses can still encourage women to make appointments

Jade Goody had an enormous impact on cervical screening. The reality TV personality was only 27 when she died of cervical cancer in 2009, leaving behind two children. But her death spurred on a generation of women to attend screening.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 4, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.4.12.s12

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