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cervical cancer screening
Long Reads

We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Think smear tests are difficult? For some women, they’re near impossible

We need to make this procedure inclusive for all women.

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Hannah Price
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types of vaginas
Long Reads

It’s 2019. Isn’t it about time we got comfortable with our vaginas?

44% of British women can’t identify a vagina and 60% can’t label a vulva. Let's change that.

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Rebecca Schiller
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Mental Health

“What happened when I took an NHS mindfulness course for my depression”

The NHS now prescribes mindfulness and meditation as a treatment for depression.

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Alice Purkiss
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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A nurse reveals what it's really like working for the NHS

"As much as the NHS has been slated recently, I’m so proud to work here."

Life

This badass 89-year-old woman is the world’s oldest working surgeon

“Being a doctor isn’t a profession, it’s a way of life”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

No more intimidation: tackling anti-abortion protests outside clinics

Stylist talks to Dispatches presenter Cathy Newman

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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