Aims of the Course:

To ensure that on completion of the course the Health Care Professional (HCP) maintains their competence in taking cervical samples for the purpose of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP)



The face to face update sessions will provide participants with the relevant knowledge in the following areas;

  • Current developments in the cervical screening programme both nationally and locally
  • Recent literature relevant to cervical sample taking, sampling devices and women’s needs
  • Changes to local screening policies and procedures
  • Identify personal learning needs

Courses for the North West area

Courses for the Derby/Notts area.


Please note that we currently only provide this course for the North West area and Derby/Notts/East Staffs area. If you require update training and are based outside of these areas, please contact your local Screening & Immunisation Team.