Cervical screening: quality assurance guidelines

How to organise and run quality assurance (QA) visits in the NHS cervical screening programme.

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Guidelines for quality assurance visits in the cervical screening programme

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This document outlines the processes of quality assurance (QA) visits in the NHS cervical screening programme. It includes details on:

  • reasons for visits
  • QA team structure
  • visit frequency
  • key questions
  • expected conduct
  • reporting structure
  • patient involvement
Published 1 October 2008