Cervical Screening Awareness Week (June 2020)

 

Southall Medical Centre regularly engages with awareness days and campaigns throughout the year to encourage good health promotion among our patients.

The campaign we are celebrating from 15th June to 19th June is:

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Our practice is now encouraging women due for cervical smears to attend for their appointments. We have put in infection control and social distancing measures to help keep you and our staff safe. Please follow any instructions given by our staff – they are for your safety.

Please do not delay booking your cervical smear.

 

(information taken from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust – jostrust.org.uk on 18/06/2020)

Cervical Screening Awareness Week is here! Coronavirus has changed lots of things, but Cervical Screening Awareness Week isn’t one of them.

If you are due cervical screening or have had a test cancelled, you might be wondering what is going on. Whether it’s your first or your last test, this week we’re going to help you understand changes to cervical screening as a result of coronavirus, including what to expect if you go.

 

 

Cervical screening during coronavirus: How does it work now?

5 million women are invited for cervical screening every year in the UK but over the last few months many tests have been postponed and invitations paused. We also know that cervical screening isn’t always easy and coronavirus might have made it more complicated. During Cervical Screening Awareness Week we’re helping you make sense of the changes.

Cervical screening: How it works now FAQs

Coronavirus has changed a lot about our lives, including the experience of visiting your GP surgery. If you have been invited for cervical screening (a smear test), you may have questions or concerns about how your appointment will work now. We hope this page gives you answers or points you in the right direction to get them.

Read our new FAQs >