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TELEPHONE NUMBERS - MOBILE and HOME - please ensure that we have the correct contact telephone numbers for you. 

TEXT REMINDERS AND INFORMATION - we would like to be able to text you to remind you of appointments that you have made at the surgery, to call you in for review of your medical conditions and to keep you updated on new and existing services available to you both within the Practice and at other healthcare providers.  To do this we need your consent.  Please contact the Practice to let us know whether you consent to receiving this information by text or not.  Thank you.

TELEPHONE CALL RECORDING: Please note that we now record all  incoming and outgoing telephone calls to the Practice for quality and training purposes.

Cervical Cancer Screening

WHY SCREEN FOR CERVICAL CANCER

Cervical cancer is the 12th most common cancer in Scottish women accounting for 2.1% of female cancer cases.

Cervical screening saves around 5000 lives every year and prevents 8 out of 10 cervical cancers from developing.

CERVICAL SCREENING PROGRAMME

Cervical screening to detect and treat abnormal changes in a woman's cervix (the neck of the womb) which, if left untreated, may develop into invasive cervical cancer.

The Scottish Cervical Screening Programme has been in place since 1989.  All eligible women in Scotland between the ages of 25 and 49 are invited for cervical screening every three years and women aged between 50 and 64 are invited every five years.  These tests are then processed in laboratories throughout Scotland and results are issued to the women's GP.  Women with non negative results are referred for further investigation and treatment where necessary.



 
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