National Cervical Screening Program – Healthcare provider toolkit

This toolkit helps healthcare providers engage under-screened and never-screened women in cervical screening, and support them if they choose to participate.

Understanding barriers to screening

Learn about barriers to cervical screening facing patients.

Demonstrating respect and building trust

Learn strategies to engage patients in cervical screening.

Cervical screening options

Learn about screening options, including self and clinician collection of samples.

Resource library

Discover the full list of resources available to support healthcare providers.

About the toolkit

More than 70% of Australians who develop cervical cancer have never had a cervical screening test or not regularly. This toolkit contains resources and information to help healthcare providers engage these people and encourage participation in cervical screening.

It includes information relevant to:

  • GPs
  • nurses and nurse practitioners
  • sexual health nurses
  • disability support workers
  • Aboriginal health workers
  • bilingual health workers
  • practice managers.

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