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Management of women with intermenstrual bleeding, postcoital bleeding or a "suspicious cervix"

CervicalCheck and the National Women and Infants Health Programme (NWIHP) are working together to maximise capacity in colposcopy and gynaecology services to ensure that women are seen at the right place, by the right person, at the right time.

Changes to the eligibility framework

Following the introduction of HPV cervical screening in March 2020, and in line with best practice guidelines, the CervicalCheck Clinical Advisory Group and Senior Management Team has approved changes to Programme eligibility and recall intervals for certain screening categories

CervicalCheck wants to hear from the LGBT+ community

CervicalCheck would like your help in research we are conducting into the LGBT+ community’s experiences with cervical screening. The aim of our study is to examine the knowledge, attitudes, participation and interaction of lesbian and bisexual women, trans men, intersex and non-binary people with a cervix, with cervical screening in Ireland.

Cervical Screening from Public Health to Clinical Outcomes

Webinars 17th and 24th Feb 2021; 12.30 to 13.30pm

Clinical referrals to Colposcopy

National Women and Infant Health Programme and the Cervical Check programme Joint Statement on the Management of women with intermenstrual bleeding, postcoital bleeding or a “suspicious cervix”

Final reminder letter

In 2021, programme participants on ordinary recall will receive one invitation letter and one final reminder letter. This will be clearly indicated on their final reminder letter displayed below. Participants continue to be eligible to book without a letter, if they are due. Thank you for keeping in touch with your patients who are due their screening test and reminding them to book for screening

Multilingual CervicalCheck information videos - for participants and healthcare professionals

The National Screening Service has teamed up with Translate Ireland to produce multilingual video messages for migrants on CervicalCheck screening. The video messages, which will be available in a dozen languages, are presented by doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in Ireland who come from another country originally.

CervicalCheck update 08 January 2021

We are all aware that the third wave of COVID-19 is causing unprecedented levels of the virus within our community. For the moment, Government and Public Health advice is that we greatly restrict our movements and limit the people with whom we interact, in order to supress the virus and sustain our essential services...

An Post - seasonal pressures

Increased seasonal pressures on An Post are affecting affect delivery of CervicalCheck samples over the Christmas period. With this in mind, please post all December cervical screening samples by Friday December 18 to ensure they remain in date and can be processed correctly.

CervicalCheck update 11 December 2020

Following on from the National Screening Service's representation at the Joint Committee on Health on December 09, CervicalCheck Clinical Director Dr Nóirín Russell spoke with Claire Byrne on RTE 1's Today with Claire Byrne

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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.