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Monday, 13 March 2017

Lesbians 'told they did not need cervical screening'

Lesbians 'told they did not need cervical screening'
- Cervical cancer charities say all women, no matter their orientation, should have regular cervical screening. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups say women regularly face barriers to accessing healthcare and can have poor experiences when they do. For example, in a survey of lesbian, bisexual and other women who have sex with women, 36% said a doctor or nurse had assumed they were heterosexual.