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Wales sets up cervical screening body

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7197.1510e (Published 05 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1510
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Cervical Screening Wales, launched this week by Welsh health minister Jon Owen Jones, is aiming to provide women in the principality with equal access to a uniform high quality service.

    Five health authorities previously ran the national screening programme, and the new organisation is designed to ensure that there is clear accountability for quality as well as regular monitoring.

    Its director, Dr Cerilan Rogers, who also directs Breast Test Wales, said: “For the first time there will be a single cervical screening …

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