Cervical screening: information leaflets

These leaflets explain cervical screening and support the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Printed copies of the Cervical screening: helping you decide invitation leaflet are provided free of charge to cervical screening call and recall. Orders of this leaflet are limited to one copy per individual per screening invitation.

Printed copies of the Having a colposcopy leaflet are also available to call and recall. Orders are limited to one copy per individual receiving an HPV positive screening result with abnormal cells found.

All the other cervical screening public information leaflets listed here are available as online HTML publications to signpost people to as appropriate.

See how to print digital leaflets if you need to provide copies to people who cannot access the internet.

Standard information (non-easy read)

Easy read information

Providers can download and use the cervical screening easy guide below for people with learning disabilities and others who struggle with written English.

They can also direct people who cannot read or do not like written words to the Beyond Words cervical screening picture story, which includes a suggested storyline for family members, carers or health professionals to refer to.

Updates to this page

Published 1 August 2011
Last updated 26 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link to 'Cervical screening: support for people who find it hard to attend'.

  2. Added leaflet: information for transgender people.

  3. New publication ordering details added.

  4. First published.