Tag Archives: Smear Tests

The Gynae Geek’s No Nonsense Guide To Smear Tests

Does a smear test hurt? What happens if I have abnormal cells? We ask gynaecologist Dr Anita Mitra for her expert (and honest) advice on the routine smear test The NHS reports that one in three women don’t attend their cervical screening because of ‘embarrassment’, yet it’s the single best way to reduce your risk…

5 Ways Women Can Protect Their Health

From smear tests and mental health checks, to the common things you should ask your doctor, there are certain steps all women can take to stay healthy.  Examine your breasts Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women, with one in eight women in the UK likely to be diagnosed at some point in…