National Cervical Screening Program news

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Equity in cervical screening webinar

Healthcare providers are invited to attend a webinar on best practice cervical screening for people with disability.

Cervical screening self-collection

Healthcare practices and clinics offering cervical screening are encouraged to set themselves up to support patient screening choice.

Eliminating Cervical Cancer in Australia

Australia now has a national strategy to help us achieve our goal of eliminating cervical cancer by 2035 – the first country in the world to do so.

Updated cervical screening education course

Healthcare providers – build knowledge and skills to offer your patients the self-collection option for cervical screening HPV testing.

Early cancer detection and screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

It’s easy to forget about cancer screening. But detecting cancer early saves lives. Learn more about cancer screening programs and how to enter the Beautiful Shawl competition.

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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