Age range change for cervical screening

The National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) will be changing the recommended starting age for cervical screening from 20 to 25 years in 2019.

This change will take place in November 2019. Here you will find all the information you need to know about this programme change and how this will impact women and health providers.

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Cervical Screening Campaign Communications Toolkit – Phase 2

This toolkit provides background on the new cervical screening media campaign plus key messages and tips to help communications staff and providers to start planning their local campaign promotion to support the campaign launch.

Page last updated: 24 February 2020