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.
Ruth Stubbs, PHE's Cervical Screening Programme Manager, shares how the plans for introducing HPV primary screening are coming along.
PHE Screening has published guidance for laboratories and local cervical screening providers to support the option of mitigating against the risk of longer cytology backlogs by using primary HPV screening pilot sites.
PHE screening team members and clinicians attended the 40th European Congress of Cytology in Liverpool.