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Cervical Screening Programme, England - 2019-20 [NS] National statistics

Women between the ages of 25 and 64 are invited for regular cervical screening under the NHS Cervical Screening Programme

This is intended to detect abnormalities within the cervix that could, if undetected and untreated, develop into cervical cancer.

This statistical report, co-authored with Public Health England (PHE), reports on the NHS Cervical Screening Programme for England in 2019-20. It includes data on the call and recall system, on screening samples examined by pathology laboratories and on subsequent referrals to colposcopy clinics.