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Navigational bronchoscopy at University Hospital’s Bristol and Weston

July 13, 2022

We are pleased to announce a new regional navigational bronchoscopy service in SWAG Cancer Alliance, supported by a SWAG innovation grant. The service is based at University Hospital’s Bristol and…

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NHS Lung MOTs have arrived in select areas across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire

July 13, 2022

Past and current smokers who are registered with specific GP practices across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon, and Gloucestershire are now being invited to NHS lung health checks to improve lung health,…

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‘Help Us Help You’ Cervical Screening Campaign – 14 February – 14 March 2022

February 14, 2022

On 14th February 2022, The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, with the support of NHS England and NHS Improvement will launch a national cervical screening campaign. The Help Us Help…

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Exciting new technology launched by NHS Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire (SWAG) Cancer Alliance and Inspirata, using ‘AI system’ to match cancer patients to trials earlier.

February 11, 2022

Bristol AI system matches cancer patients to trials earlier

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World Cancer Day Friday 4 February 2022

February 4, 2022

World Cancer Day 4th February 2022

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A targeted 27,000 across Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire to be invited for NHS lung health checks

December 15, 2021

Past and current smokers in several primary care networks will be invited to an NHS lung health check next year in a drive to improve lung health, detect and treat…

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World Occupational Therapy Day (27.10.2021): Spotlight on Two of Our South West Occupational Therapists

October 27, 2021

Occupational Therapy Day was first launched on 27th October 2010. Since then, it has become an important date to promote and celebrate the profession internationally. The theme for this year’s…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month (November 2021)

October 25, 2021

Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. It is the most common cause of death…

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NHS Urges People in South West to Come Forward for Life Saving Cancer Checks

August 26, 2021

People in the South West of England with potential cancer symptoms are being encouraged to come forward for lifesaving checks as part of an NHS campaign. NHS England chief executive,…

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Prescribe Arts and Enable Adults Living with Cancer to Flourish!

August 24, 2021

Flourish through creativity! Online Arts on Prescription course for adults living with & beyond cancer Thanks to ongoing partnership and support from Macmillan Cancer Support and GLoW (Gloucestershire Wellbeing), Artlift’s…

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