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Effect of different communication strategies about stopping cancer screening on screening intention and cancer anxiety: a randomised online trial of older adults in Australia – Jenna Smith et al

This randomised controlled trial used an experimental online design to test different strategies for communicating the counter-intuitive idea of stopping cancer screening to older adults.  Previous work has focused on what older adults prefer when it comes to discussing stopping screening; our study tests how [...]

18th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2020

Online:  9 -11 September 2020 We are developing an exciting, interactive platform to host a diverse programme of sessions online this September 2020, followed by a dynamic, in-person event planned for April 2021. Healthcare professionals from across the globe with a passion for improving communication will be showcasing current healthcare communication innovations in research, [...]

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 International Conference

CANCELLED (previously 14-16 September 2020, Oxford, UK) Given circumstances dictated by the current pandemic, we are regrettably no longer able to host Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 in Oxford and have made the very difficult decision to cancel the face to face event. The good news is [...]

SMDM 42nd Annual North American Meeting

Virtual meeting: 6-27 October 2020 The 42nd Annual North American Meeting, which was scheduled to be held in Chicago, 18-21 October 2020, has been redesigned as a virtual conference taking place every Tuesday in October. After careful deliberation, SMDM made the decision to cancel the in-person conference [...]

PHAA Australian Public Health Conference 2020

Virtual conference: 19-30 October 2020 Public health action:  Response to bush fires, climate and coronavirus The Australian Public Health Conference (formally the PHAA Annual Conference) is a national conference held by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) which presents a national and multi-disciplinary perspective [...]

Web-Based Health Information Following the Renewal of the Cervical Screening Program in Australia: An Evaluation of the Readability, Understandability and Credibility – Olivia Mac et al

Three main changes were implemented in the Australian National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) in December 2017: an increase in the recommended age to start screening, extended screening intervals, and change from the Papanicolaou (Pap) test to primary human papillomavirus screening (cervical screening test). This study [...]