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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

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

Published 13 March 2012
Last updated 25 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated English version of leaflet to add information on data use and protection.
  2. Added link to new audio version of leaflet.
  3. Added translated versions of cervical screening: leaflet for women considering screening.
  4. First published.