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GPs 'should provide on-the-spot smear tests'

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The local public health team have written NOT to send smear tests OUTSIDE the NHS campaingn as they are not geared to accept this and will discard any sample sent outside the national cervical screen programme. Can PULSE confirm that this is the case and then inform the think tank or inform us if I have been mistaken. Since the Dailymail artice on a missed cervical cancer there has been a great increase in youg women asking for additional smear tests yearly or evn more frequently for their peace of mind!

Posted date

10 Jun 2014

Posted time

10:42am

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