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What to Expect at Cervical Screening Appointments?
Posted on 15 Jun 2020
💕 Cervical Screening Awareness Week 💕
❓ ‘What to expect?’ ❓
👩🏻⚕️ At your cervical screening (smear test) appointment, a nurse takes a sample of cells from your cervix using a small, soft brush. The test only takes a few minutes.
🥴 If you feel worried about going for cervical screening, you are not alone. It may help to know as much as possible about what going for cervical screening is like. You could ask someone you trust about their experience, speak with your nurse or doctor, or call our free Helpline on 0808 802 8000 for more support.
The link below explains in depth what to expect when visiting the surgery for a cervical screening appointment, from what equipment will be used to how long it will take...