Better cervical screening for women with learning disabilities

Philomena Shaughnessy

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    Issues of consent, acceptability and assumptions concerning women with learning disabilities often block their access to screening programmes. This article reports on the efforts of the Horizon NHS Trust in Hertfordshire to remedy this situation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)44-45
    JournalNursing Times
    Publication statusPublished - 1999


    • assessment
    • cancer
    • health
    • health care
    • learning disabilities
    • NHS
    • preventative practice
    • screening
    • severe learning difficulties
    • sexuality
    • women


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