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National Statistics
Publication, Part of

Cervical Screening Programme, England - 2019-20 [NS]

Official statistics, National statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
United Kingdom
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Local Authorities, Primary Care Trusts, Regions
Date Range:
01 Apr 2019 to 31 Mar 2020

Summary

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 2019-20. It includes data on the call and recall system, on screening samples examined by pathology laboratories and on subsequent referrals to colposcopy clinics.

Key Facts

Image for infographic 72.2% of eligible women aged 25 to 64 adequately screened
72.2% of eligible women aged 25 to 64 adequately screened
Image for infographic 4.63 million women aged 25 to 64 invited for screening
4.63 million women aged 25 to 64 invited for screening
Image for infographic 3.20 million women aged 25 to 64 tested
3.20 million women aged 25 to 64 tested

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