Published April 2006 | ISBN 1 84 4630 30 7 | Archived
This resource pack represents best practice for the training of sample takers. It replaces the Resource Pack for Training Smear Takers, (1998) and has been updated to take account of developments in the NHSCSP including the introduction of liquid based cytology (LBC), and changes in the wider NHS.
The pack is designed to be used for training doctors and nurses working in primary care, family planning clinics and other settings where cervical samples are taken as part of the NHSCSP. It is intended to be used by experienced trainers to enable them to offer a common core of learning to all sample takers, ensuring consistency across the cervical screening programme.
The resource pack should not be used by practice staff for unsupervised training.
- NHSCSP home page
- Programme publications
- Overview of cervical cancer
- About cervical screening
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Research in cervical screening
- How is the cervical screening
- More information for health
- Frequently asked questions
- Programme statistics
- Programme news index
- Useful links