Smear tests aren’t always easy but they do prevent cancer. Measures will be in place to keep you safe when you attend and while the experience will be different to how it usually is, it’s important that you go for your smear test when you’re invited.
Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust has an excellent blog with information on what to expect when going for cervical screening at the moment. To view the blog visit the Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust website.
Around 1 in 3 of those invited have failed to attend a cervical screening appointment due to COVID-19 concerns.
Cervical screening is key for early diagnosis of cervical cancer, with measures in place to ensure it is done safely.
Find out more by visiting the NHS website.