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Strategies to increase cervical screening uptake at first invitation (STRATEGIC)
Project title: Strategies to increase cervical screening uptake at first invitation (STRATEGIC)
Call to action: 09/164 Interventions to promote the uptake of cervical screening
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Henry Kitchener
Lead Author: Professor Henry Kitchener
Contractor: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Co-investigators: Dr Emma Crosbie, Dr Loretta Brabin, Ms Alexandra Sargent, Professor Alastair Gray, Professor Aneez Esmail, Professor Christopher Roberts, Professor David Torgerson, Professor Joy Adamson, Professor Margaret Cruickshank.
Started: November 2011 | Status: Published September 2016
Of two interventions offered at first invitation for cervical screening, neither increased uptake. Of 5 offered to non-attenders, 'self-sample kit sent' and timed appointments increased uptake and were probably cost-effective.
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