Cervical screening programme: standards

Screening standards for the NHS cervical screening programme (CSP)


Cervical screening supporting information

Cervical screening standards valid for data collected from 1 April 2018

Cervical screening pathway and themes

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These documents present the national screening standards for the NHS cervical screening programme (CSP).

The most recent standards apply to data collected from 1 April 2018. They replace previous versions.

See Population screening: our approach to screening standards for the consistent approach we take to screening standards across all 11 NHS screening programmes.

Published 6 September 2018
Last updated 26 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Cervical screening standards updated and reformatted.

  2. First published.