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Cervical Cancer (Testing And Treatment)

Volume 128: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1988

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Mr. Jimmy Wray accordingly presented a Bill to establish a body known as the National Cervical Cancer Service, which will be responsible within the National Health Service, for managing a national system for making cervical cancer tests available once every three years to all women aged between 20 and 65 years, and for supervising the provision of treatment for cervical cancer; to provide for the making of tests by doctors acceptable to the women concerned; to provide through the National Cervical Cancer Service for action to make women aware of the need for such tests; and for purposes connected therewith. And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 13 May and to be printed. [Bill 107.]