In the Spotlight

Our spotlight section, highlights key health initiatives that are relevant to our west Essex communities. 

 

If there's something you'd like us to cover as a spotlight, please send us a message through our contact form.  We'd love to hear your suggestions.

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Cervical screening 

With cervical screening saving so many lives each year, we're taking a closer look at who should be attending and what they need to do, to make sure they're not missing this vital test. 

Group of Women
Cervical screening 

With cervical screening saving so many lives each year, we're taking a closer look at who should be attending and what they need to do, to make sure they're not missing this vital test. 

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September - Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

During September charities and health organisations, come together to help raise awareness of cancer in children.  Our spotlight looks at how you can get involved.

Group of Women
Cervical screening 

With cervical screening saving so many lives each year, we're taking a closer look at who should be attending and what they need to do, to make sure they're not missing this vital test. 

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What is Cancer?

1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime but it's a subject no one likes to talk about.  We explain what it is and how you can help protect yourself from developing cancer.

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Cancer Symptoms

Do you know what to look out for?  Knowing the signs, can help you detect cancer early.  The earlier we diagnose cancer the easier it is to treat.

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Cancer screening

The NHS run three cancer screening programmes throughout west Essex.  They are one of the best ways of finding signs of cancer early, so that they are more treatable.  We'll help you understand what screening you are entitled to.

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Cancer & COVID

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in so many ways, and unfortunately cancer is no exception.  We want to reassure you that when it comes to the NHS and cancer, we are still here for you, just as we always have been.

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Cancer Support

It's likely you or someone you know will be touched by cancer at some point in their lives.  Whenever you need support, we're here for you.