National Cervical Cancer Awareness week 2021 – It’s time to catch up
November 8-14 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. The theme of the week will build on last year’s message and encourage women aged 25-74 that it is “time to catch up”.
With the uncertainty and impact of the pandemic, more and more women (and those with a cervix) have fallen behind in keeping up-to-date with their cervical screening this year. The World Health Organisation’s Vision is of a world where cervical cancer is eliminated as a public health problem by 2030.
For information and events go to National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week 2021 (accf.org.au).
Health Providers can check patients’ cervical screening histories and update records on the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) in real-time by accessing the Healthcare Provider Portal or through Best Practice or Medical Director. For information about how to set this up go to NCSR | Healthcare providers accessing participant data through the NCSR.
For health professionals looking for additional information and resources relating to cervical screening, please visit your relevant local HealthPathways site: