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The invasive cervical cancer audit process - seminar and practical slide workshop 28th June 2023

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This BAC seminar and workshop offers a unique opportunity for professionals within the cervical screening programme to engage with their peers to discuss and learn more about the invasive audit process.

Aimed at all cytologists who undertake cytology slide reviews for cancer audits, CSPLs and clinicians involved in disclosing audit results.

Morning session - presentations on the audit process & programme requirements, a clinical perspective on disclosing audit results to patients, and a legal perspective on what it means to patients and legal colleagues. Speakers: Philippa Pearmain, Dr Julia Palmer and Matthew Trinder.

Afternoon session - slide review workshop of audit cases and a group discussion on audit classifications - are we classifying the audit outcomes the same way?


09.30-1000 Registration, coffee and welcome

1000- 1040 Invasive cervical cancer audit

Philippa Pearmain, Regional head of screening quality assurance (Midlands & East)/national cervical QA lead, NHS England - Screening QA Service

1040-1120 A clinical perspective on disclosing audit results to patients

Dr Julia Palmer, Gynae-oncologist and Lead Colposcopist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

1120-1200 A legal perspective on what the audit results mean to patients and solicitors

Matthew Trinder, Partner, Browne Jacobsen Solicitors

1200-13.15 Lunch

1315-16.15 Microscopy slide workshops

Cost (includes lunch)

Morning Session and afternoon workshops

BAC members £30.00            

Non-Members £50.00           

Morning Session only

BAC members £15.00            

Non-Members £30.00            

Location: NEPSEC, Unit 3 Wakefield Office Village, Fryers Way, Silkwood Park, Wakefield, WF5 9TJ

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