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Cervical Screening Communications Toolkit

We have developed a ‘Cervical Screening Communications Toolkit’- spread the message and help save lives.

Self-collection now available for cervical screening – Information for healthcare providers

From 1 July 2022, the National Cervical Screening Program will allow all eligible screeners to collect their own Cervical Screening Test sample.

Self-collection now available for cervical screening

From 1 July 2022, the National Cervical Screening Program will allow all eligible screeners to collect their own Cervical Screening Test sample.

Processing of self-collection samples

Important information for healthcare providers and pathology laboratories regarding changes to the Cervical Screening Test from 1 July 2022.

Cancer screening packs distributed to general practices across Australia

The Australian Government Department of Health is seeking help from healthcare providers to increase participation in the national cancer screening programs (bowel, breast and cervical).

Self collection to increase choice within the National Cervical Screening Program

The Australian Government has announced that self-collection will be an option for all participants under the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) from 1 July 2022.

Important changes to the National Cervical Screening Program's Clinical Guidelines pathway for women at intermediate risk

Changes to the NCSP's Guidelines for the clinical management of women at intermediate risk will come into effect from 1 February 2021. This follows the Cancer Council Australia Clinical Guidelines working party review of national data from the renewed program.
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