Let's talk about booking your cervical screening appointment.
When you receive an invitation letter from the NHS in the post, you can make a cervical screening appointment by contacting your GP surgery over the phone, or sometimes online.1 In some areas, you can choose to contact your local sexual health clinic to book.2,3
If you move house, be sure to contact your GP surgery to update your contact details so your NHS invitation letter arrives at the correct address.
Let’s talk about when you’ll receive your results and the next steps
You’ll usually be sent your cervical screening results by post within four weeks of your appointment. If you don’t get a letter from the NHS within the timeframe given to you at your appointment, you may want to ring up. Dependent on your results and where you live in the UK, you’ll be asked to:8
The majority of cervical screening results come back as normal. Don't forget, even if you are given an unexpected result, it doesn't mean cancer.
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