Guidance

Cervical screening: cervical sample taker training

Guidance on the training of new cervical sample takers.

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Guidance for the training of cervical sample takers

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This resource offers training guidance for new cervical sample takers involved in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP). It aims to:

  • outline the sample taker’s and training provider’s responsibilities in the NHSCSP
  • promote training that is consistent with national policy recommendations
  • advise on the training requirements and best practice for sample takers in the NHSCSP
  • outline the audit and documentation training requirements for sample takers in the NHSCSP

Download presentations for each of the training modules within the publication.

Published 14 December 2016