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Template Practice Protocol for Cervical Screening

GP Letter templates

These letters are for use by GP practices, when sending out results to women who have had a cervical screening test. Please note that the screening logo should be removed if the wording of the letter is altered.

Letter Outcome HPV Status Action
C3 – Over 64 Negative No HPV Test
C3 Negative No HPV Test
D2 Borderline HPV Test Negative Routine Recall
D5 Borderline HPV Test Positive Refer to Colposcopy
E2 Mild Dyskaryosis HPV Test Negative Routine Recall
E5 Mild Dyskaryosis HPV Test Postive Refer to Colposcopy

Audit tool for Cervical Screening Sample Takers

Cervical Cancer Audit 


HPV Documentation (already hosted on PHA website)

HPV triage and TOC protocol



Leaflets (link to leaflet hosted on PHA website)


Useful resources to make screening more accessible:

  • A patient information video showing what to expect following a cervical screening invitation can be found at the link below:

Watch cervical screening information video

This video is also available in:

  • The charity Beyond Words has published a wordless picture story ‘An Easy Guide to Cervical Screening’. Click here to view a copy.