Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021


Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust is the UK’s leading cervical cancer charity. We are here for everyone who needs us, for as long as they need us but we won’t stop until the day that cervical cancer is no more. Cervical cancer can be devastating but we’re here to reduce the impact. We provide trustworthy information, campaign for change and provide support at every step.

They have various resources on:

  • Symptoms
  • What is HPV?
  • How to protect yourself from HPV? 
  • Screening
  • What happens if you find abnormal cells?

 

Symptoms of cervical cancer

What does a cervical screening look like during the pandemic?

Cervical cancer stories

Emma’s cancer surgery
Jessica’s cancer story

Local Support:

Due to COVID 19 this may be offered by phone or virtually.

Life doesn’t stop just because you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Seeing friends, supporting family, and finding a way to pay the bills are still important, even if you’re living with a terminal diagnosis. You may have cancer, but you are still you, with a life to lead, friends to see, family who need you and people to love. Because life with cancer is still life, and we will help you live it.

Let’s Talk Hope

Practical help and support groups

Let’s talk Hope provides support to people who have had cancer or survived cancer, as well as their families and friends in a relaxed and friendly environment, support will be delivered by our purposely trained team. Our group meets on the last Saturday of each month between 10.30 – 12.30pm at Greets Green Access Centre, Tildasley Sreett, West Bromwich B70 9SJ. We also have a Facebook page, Let’s Talk Hope in Sandwell

Group supports everybody.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Cancer information materials
  • Cancer information materials in other languages
  • Counselling
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Written resources in other languages

Catchment area:

All of Sandwell

Ideal for all Cancer Support Group

Practical help and support groups

Our group meets on the last Thursday of each month Between1:30-3:00pm at the Independent Living Centre, 100 Oldbury Road, Smethwick, B66 1JE. The support group is about meeting people, share experiences on topics you wish to talk about, treatment, families, work, benefits, transport, and relationships. We also invite Health Professionals to the group for talks and information sharing depending on the Support Groups request.

Ideal for all Cancer Support Group supports everyone affected by all cancers.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Provision for learning difficulties
  • Support from Health Professionals

The Sister’s Circle

Practical help and support groups

The group meets every 2 weeks at the Bangladeshi Women’s Association centre, Wellington Road, Tipton, DY4 8RS on Friday morning from 10.00 – 12.30. The Sisters Circle is made up of 10-15 ladies who meet and socialise to discuss and share their experiences around anxiety and depression and related health issues such as women’s health and cancer. We also have occasional speakers on different health-related issues.

Groups supports: Everyone

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Cancer information materials
  • Cancer information materials in other languages
  • Information
  • Spoken interpretation service
  • Support from Health Professionals
  • Written resources in other languages