June 2008
Nursing Standard;6/25/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p6
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The article reports that lesbian and bisexual women in Great Britain felt that their specific health care needs are unmet. According to the Stonewall report "Prescription for Change," one out of five respondents who have not received the cervical smear test were incorrectly told they did not require it. Around 15 per cent of the respondents aged over 25 claimed they never had a cervical smear.


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