Learn about the importance of cervical screening to help prevent cancer

What is cervical screening?

A smear test takes less than five minutes. During the cervical screening, a small sample of cells is taken from your cervix for testing. It’s quick and easy and something that is so important for the prevention of cervical cancer.

Where can I learn more about screen tests?

To learn more about what happens during a screen test, visit the NHS website.

Is it safe to attend my appointment?

It’s important to go to your appointment unless you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus. All NHS services are making sure it’s safe for you to attend.