Freephone information line: 1800 45 45 55

Coronavirus: Stay at home

Health information and advice to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Cervical screening is paused in line with the HSE's measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Our commitment to you, our service users, and to your safety will continue to be our principal concern at this time. We will update our website with information when we can offer screening again. If you are worried about symptoms, please phone your GP. Never ignore symptoms.

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Freephone information line: 1800 45 45 55

News and events

Register for HPV cervical screening webinar information sessions

Information sessions on HPV Cervical Screening for healthcare professionals now taking place online.

HPV Cervical Screening e-learning module now available

You can now complete the HPV Cervical Screening training module on

Latest programme report published - CervicalCheck 2016 to 2017

You can download a copy of the CervicalCheck Programme Report 2016 to 2017 now. Previous reports are also available online.

Prospectus – Cervical Screening training programmes 2019-2020

The Cervical Screening Training Prospectus 2019-2020 is now available, providing details of scheduled courses. The prospectus and the application may be downloaded.

Minister's Announcement Re Repeat Testing 29 April 2018

Update in relation to the recent announcement by the Minister for Health regarding the repeat cervical screening scheme.

Prospectus - Smeartaker training programmes 2017-2018

The Smeartaker Training Prospectus 2017-2018 is now available, providing details of scheduled courses. The prospectus and the application may be downloaded

Prospectus - Smeartaker training programmes 2016-2017 (June 2016)

The Smeartaker Training Prospectus 2016-2017 is now available, providing details of scheduled courses. The prospectus and the application may be downloaded.

Upcoming: ICGP Cervical smeartaking theory course

The upcoming ICGP course will take place in Galway on 6 May 2016. This is the final course available for this academic year (new academic year starts in September 2016). Places are still available for smeartakers wishing to enrol. If you are interested please contact the Screening Training Unit on 061 406564/565 or email

Information update for non-medical staff – November 2015

The Screening Training Unit will deliver an information update for non-medical staff in GP practices and clinics engaged with CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme. The information sessions will be held in 10 venues throughout the country during November 2015.

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Is cuid den tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála é CervicalCheck
Bosca Oifig Phoist 161, Luimneach
Saorghlao 1800 45 45 55
CervicalCheck is part of the National Cancer Screening Service
PO Box 161 Limerick
Freephone 1800 45 45 55

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Is cuid den Rannóg Sláinte agus Folláine i bhFeidhmeannacht na Seirbhíse Sláinte í an tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála. Cuimsíonn sí BreastCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Cíoch, CervicalCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Ceirbheacs, BowelScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Putóige agus Diabetic RetinaScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Reitiní do Dhiaibéitigh.

The National Screening Service is part of the Health and Wellbeing Division of the Health Service Executive. It encompasses BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme, CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme and Diabetic RetinaScreen – The National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme.