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HTA - 09/164/01

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

Cost: £1,153,903.03

Co-investigators: Dr Loretta Brabin, Ms Alexandra Sargent, Professor Alastair Gray, Professor Aneez Esmail, Professor Christopher Roberts, Professor David Torgerson, Professor Emma Crosbie, Professor Joy Adamson, Professor Margaret Cruickshank.

Started: November 2011 | Status: Published September 2016

ISRCTN: 52303479

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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