In 2016 it was announced that HPV primary screening will be rolled out in the cervical screening programme across the whole of England by 2020. Find out about latest developments.
NHS Cervical Screening Programme
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
Between 2014 and 2017 Marie Coughlin was the lead officer for the Merseyside Cancer Screening Plan. She shares how she helped raise awareness of screening, particularly within vulnerable and hard to reach groups.
We have just published our new consolidated screening standards for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.
Over the last few months we've been working hard to update and improve the existing cervical screening failsafe guidelines and screening services need to be aware of the updated requirements.
PHE is responsible for setting policy and guidance for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. To make sure we have clinical expertise to support and advise the programme we have clinical professional groups for laboratories, colposcopy, education and training.
PHE has published guidance describing the role and responsibilities of cervical screening provider leads.
Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018.
Ruth Stubbs, PHE's Cervical Screening Programme Manager, shares how the plans for introducing HPV primary screening are coming along.
It’s important GPs help ensure everyone gets the information they need in order to decide if screening is the right thing for them depending on their circumstances.