Social media is changing breast screening services
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Social media is changing breast screening services

Gina Newman Lead health improvement practitioner, North Midlands Breast Screening Service

A project to increase breast screening uptake has succeeded by using Facebook posts and a messaging app

Breast screening is an important way to detect the early signs of cancer, but most recent data show that uptake of routine invitations for screening is at its lowest level in ten years. As lead health improvement practitioner at North Midlands Breast Screening Service in Staffordshire, this is a major concern for me.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 19, 1, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/cnp.19.1.14.s12

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