Cervical Screening Programme, England - 2018-19 [NS]Official statistics, National statistics
- Publication Date:
- 21 Nov 2019
- Geographic Coverage:
- United Kingdom
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Local Authorities, Primary Care Trusts, Regions
Women between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for regular cervical screening under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. This is intended to detect abnormalities within the cervix that could, if undetected and untreated, develop into cervical cancer.
This statistical report, co-authored with Public Health England (PHE), reports on the NHS Cervical Screening Programme for England in 2018-19. It includes data on the call and recall system, on screening samples examined by pathology laboratories and on referrals to colposcopy clinics.