In house we offer
Cervical screening (Smear tests) is one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.
You should receive an invite direct from the screening programme but if you do not here are the details regarding the frequency of the test. Once you receive an invite or if you feel you are over the timeframe please contact our reception team to book your appointment. The appointment itself only takes 15 minutes.
under 25 up to 6 months before you turn 25
25 to 49 every 3 years
50 to 64 every 5 years
65 or older only if 1 of your last 3 tests was abnormal
Although not carried out in house we strongly advise our patients to engage with the following screening programmes when invited
Breast screening is offered to women aged 50 to 70 to detect early signs of breast cancer. Women over 70 can self-refer.
Bowel cancer screening
There are 2 types of screening for bowel cancer.
A home testing kit is offered to men and women aged 60 to 74.
Bowel scope screening uses a thin, flexible tube with a tiny camera on the end to look at the large bowel. It is offered to men and women at the age of 55 in some parts of England.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
AAA screening is offered to men in their 65th year to detect abdominal aortic aneurysms (a dangerous swelling in the aorta). Men over 65 can self-refer.
Cervical Screening (Smear Test), Breast Screening, Bowel Screening and Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening