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Cervical screening: an easy guide

A leaflet about cervical screening by and for women with learning disabilities.


An easy guide to cervical screening

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Healthcare professionals, carers or family can use this leaflet to discuss cervical screening with a woman who has learning disabilities.

Screening providers can use the easy guide in conjunction with the cervical screening easy read invitation letter template to invite women with learning disabilities for screening.

Providers 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.

Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 1 January 2013
Last updated 3 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to easy read invitation letter template.

  2. Revised information following review.

  3. First published.