10 November 2017
Women vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV) - thought to cause about 99% of cervical cancers - may only need three smear tests in their lifetime, a new study suggests.
8 November 2017
This report presents information about the NHS Cervical Screening Programme in England in 2016-17 and includes data on the call and recall system, on screening samples examined by pathology laboratories and on referrals to colposcopy clinics.
6 November 2017
HPV testing will be introduced as the primary screening modality in the cervical screening programmes in all four nations of the UK as well as the Republic of Ireland in the near future.
5 November 2017
The BAC announced the long awaited decision on the numbers of laboratories within the CSP in England on Saturday at the ASM. The official announcement was released late afternoon on the Friday 3rd November 2017, and the 140 delegates at the ASM were amongst the first to hear it.
27 October 2017
As members may be aware, there has been work over the last few months by NHSE working with PHE on plans to help alleviate the current cervical cytology backlogs across England.
5 October 2017
The number of young women in Scotland showing early signs of potential cervical cancer has dropped by 41% since a school vaccination programme was introduced, researchers have said.
4 October 2017
Revised edition replaces the 2015 version
27 September 2017
For several months there has been little news to report on the roll out of HPV in England.
21 September 2017
Health matters: making cervical screening more accessible
13 September 2017
BAC can report that the ASM 2017 has been approved for CPD purposes