Cervical Smears

Cervical screening is an important test that could give an early warning sign for possible potential cervical cancer. We strongly recommend our female patients to book with our nurses when they receive an invitation letter that the test is due.

It is a quick and simple test that could save your life. Our nurses are very experienced in doing the test and you comfort will be paramount.

The NHS Cervical Screening Programme aims to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer and the number of women who die from the disease.

All women aged between 25 and 64 are invited for cervical screening. Being screened regularly means that any abnormal changes in the cervix can be identified early on and, if necessary, treated to stop cancer developing. 

Please visit the NHS Choices website for the following advice and information:

  • What are smear tests?
  • Why should it be done?
  • When should it be done?
  • Who can have it?
  • How is it performed?
  • Results
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages