Cervical Screening Awareness Week 20th – 26th June 2022

During Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2022 (20-26 June), it’s time to talk about how to make the test better. 

If you have received an invitation or a reminder message about the cervical screening, please book an appointment for this important test.

Cervical cancer affects over 3000 people every year, around 2 deaths per day are attributed to cervical cancer. Cervical screening (the smear test) is key to preventing and treating cervical cancer.  99.8% of cervical cancer cases are preventable or treatable if diagnosed early. If you want to know more about the cervical screening (smear test), please have a look at these short videos.

The facts about HPV (video with subtitles) | Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust (jostrust.org.uk)

What is Cervical Screening (Smear Test)? | Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust (jostrust.org.uk)

If you have any questions about having the screening, please ask to speak to Esther Walker or a Practice Nurse.