Age range change for cervical screening
Visit the Te Whatu Ora website for current information about NCSP HPV Primary Screening:
The information below is provided only as archive reference material.
Here you will find all the information you need to know about the programme change and its impacts on participants and health providers.
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.
In this section
The cervical screening start age change was made because of the strong body of evidence that screening people between 20 and 24 years of age provides little benefit and has the potential to cause harm.
Answers to questions about the age range change for cervical screening in 2019.
Updates to primary care.