NHSCSP: Resources for the public

NHS Cervical Screening: It's Your Choice DVD/VHS

NHS Cervical Screening: It's Your Choice

Available in DVD or VHS, it explains about receiving your invitation for screening, the screening process, and what the results mean. It includes versions in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali and Urdu, in addition to a British Sign Language option.

NHS Cervical Screening: It's Your Choice


NHS cervical screening


NHS cervical screening

Designed to ensure that women are told what screening can and cannot achieve, the leaflet includes an explanation about false positive and false negative results, and addresses the need to inform patients about the use made of personal information for audit, as set out in the General Medical Council guidance on confidentiality.

NHS cervical screening (English)

Cervical screening: The facts

The facts (translated into 18 languages)
The facts (large print)

Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).
A Braille version is also available.

What your abnormal result means


What your abnormal result means

An abnormal result is not unusual: about 1 in 20 women have test results that show some abnormality. It is important to remember that it is extremely rare for an abnormality.

What your abnormal result means (in seven languages)
What your abnormal result means (large print)


Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).

The colposcopy examination


The colposcopy examination

Colposcopy is a simple examination that allows the doctor to see the type and area of the abnormality on your cervix. It also lets the doctor decide if you need treatment.

The colposcopy examination (PDF 123Kb)


Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).

Cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women


Cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women

Leaflet about cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women.

Cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women.


An easy to guide to cervical screening


An easy guide to cervical screening

A picture leaflet for women with a learning disability to tell them about having cervical screening and where to get more information.

An easy guide to cervical screening.


CancerBackup/Macmillan Cancer Support publications

Booklets produced by Cancerbackup and edited by the NHS Cervical Screening Programme are available from Cancerbackup/Macmillan Cancer Support, free of charge to cancer patients, relatives, friends or carers.

Understanding cervical screening
Understanding cervical cancer

Programme promotion posters


Posters to promote the NHS Cervical Screening Programme

High resolution PDF files of the screening programme posters produced by the NHS CSP. You may download them for your own use, and add a local contact number (eg of a local screening centre) if you wish. The posters may not be altered in any other way without the permission of the NHS CSP.

Posters (programme promotion)


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