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A picture is worth…



The article on GPs being forced to take ‘patronising’ smear training caught my eye.

GP leaders ask DH to step in over ‘patronising’ cervical smears

Obviously the person pictured in the accompanying photograph could have benefited from attendance at a half-day course. Unless of course the photo was an illustration of how not to use a cytobrush?

Either way, it hardly lends credence to the argument that smear training is unnecessary…

From Dr Justine de Mink,
Bristol