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Cervical screening: leaflet for women considering screening

This leaflet is sent to all women invited for NHS cervical screening.


NHS cervical screening: helping you decide (English)

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This publication explains NHS cervical screening.

It includes information about:

  • who is eligible for screening
  • the cervical screening process
  • what screening looks for
  • human papillomavirus (HPV) testing

The product code for this leaflet is 2901649.

An mp3 audio version is available for people with sight loss.

Published 13 March 2012
Last updated 4 May 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added link to new audio version of leaflet.
  2. Added translated versions of cervical screening: leaflet for women considering screening.
  3. First published.