Cervical cancer screening

Please note: Guidance for managing participants in the National Cervical Screening program during COVID-19 can be found here.

The National Cervical Cancer Screening Program website has comprehensive information for health professionals including evidence, pathology, the new screening pathway and MBS items. The resource library contains information packs, quick reference guides and other materials which can be downloaded or ordered as hard copies. 

An FAQ document for health professionals is available here

Guidelines for the management of screen-detected abnormalities, screening in specific populations and investigation of abnormal vaginal bleeding can be accessed here.

A quick reference guide is available in relation to patient self-screening, and the RACGP website provides information and videos addressing GPs' common questions.

Information and guidelines concerning screening of women under 25 can be found here. Also, the NSW Cancer Institute has developed this video, which promotes the importance of cervical screening to women.