There needs to be easier access to NHS screening programmes in England, including evening and weekend clinics, to increase uptake, a review says.

The report by Prof Sir Mike Richards also called for tests to be offered in a wider variety of locations, including mobile units.

And it recommended using social media to promote what was available.

The government had asked Sir Mike to look at the five adult programmes covering cancer and other conditions.

They are:

bowel cancer (men and women aged 60 to 74, or from 55 in some pilot areas) cervical cancer (women aged 25 to 64) breast cancer (women aged 50 to 71) abdominal aortic aneurysms (a weakness in the main blood vessel supplying the heart) (men aged 65) diabetic eye screening

Sir Mike, a

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