1 in 4 women miss their smear test Across the UK, one in four women do not take up their invitation to cervical cancer screening. NHS East of England estimated this meant 450,000 women across the region did not attend their last cervical cancer screening appointment.
iPLATO’s text-message reminders increase uptake of routine breast screening appointments
Breast cancer is a major public health concern in the UK accounting for 11,500 deaths each year. Chances of survival are improved greatly when breast cancer is detected early, something which has been enabled through routine screening. Text-message reminders were delivered via iPLATO patient care messaging (PCM), a cloud-based communication platform specifically developed for health services.
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Breast cancer accounts for 11,500 deaths each year.
uptake of breast screening in those who did not receive an SMS reminder
uptake of breast screening in those who received an SMS reminder