Educational Resources: BSCCP Meeting 2013

Interactive Question Time

The interactive sessions of the BSCCP often promote lively debates and discussions. This question time formed part of the annual meeting of the BSCCP in 2013

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A targeted approach to prevention and support

The director of the support group Jo's cervical cancer trust delivered this interesting presentation on the continued challenge to the screening programme regarding screening uptake. Understanding the barriers to screening and implementing interventions to promote screening is key. This presentation explores these issues and makes some interesting suggestions.

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Improving access for vulnerable groups

Access to screening for some sections of the population represents an ongoing challenge to screening programs. Finding ways of accessing vulnerable groups can result in improved uptake and is valuable. In this presentation Tamsin Groome presents some experience from Glasgow.

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The psychological impact of HPV/Colposcopy

Cervical screening reduces the risk of cervical cancer through the detection and treatment of precancerous abnormalities. It is a process which can have associated risks including increased levels of psychological distress and worry. It is important that colposcopists are aware of these risks. In this talk Deirdre Lyons presents data on these risks.

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Can social marketing help recruit the smear non-attender ?

Screening programmes need to make sure that in excess of 80% of the target population are screened to ensure that they are effective. While the NHSCSP is recognised as one of the best screening programmes in the world there is concern that uptake in some women is dropping below expected levels. Making sure women are aware of the cervical screening programme is a real challenge and communications ned to adapt to changes in technology. This presentation by Ray Lowrie explores the role social marketing might play in this regard.

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IT and the BSCCP - an evolution of a society

Since its inception forty years ago the BSCCP has grown from strength to strength with an ever increasing complexity in the work it carries out. This talk takes at look at this evolution and describes the new IT changes which have been implemented to provide a more effective and efficient service to our members.

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Image Capture at Colposcopy

Colposcopy involves a subjective interpretation of pattern recognition with the aim of risk assessment and directing both biopsies and treatments. Capturing and storing digital images can be really useful for both case review and training purposes. In this presentation Narindera Pisal takes us on a whirlwind tour of these concepts

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Category: BSCCP Video Player, BSCCP Meeting 2013
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New technologies to aid colposcopy

In recent years a number of new technological aids have been developed to try and improve the performance of colposcopy. In this lecture Pierre Martin-Hirsch provides information on a number of these new devices from a clinicians point of view

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Category: BSCCP Video Player, BSCCP Meeting 2013
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The upper age limit of Cervical Screening

Screening programmes differ from country to country in the definition of the population to be screened. Decisions regarding the age of the screened population are often controversial and the evidence for these decisions must be communicated effectively. In this presentation Peter Sasieni presents evidence for the current NHSCSP policy in this regard.

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An update on Cytology - knowing your ABC

Cytological terminology changes from time to time to attempt to better describe the changes in a way that enables improved management. In addition the NHSCSP has updated the ACB guidelines to reflect improvements in evaluation of the value of cytology screening tests. In this talk Karne Denton updates the annual scientific meeting of these changes

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