Cervical Smear Testing

A Scotland wide recall system is in place for women aged 25-65 years to allow them to have a routine smear every 3 years. If you receive a letter offering you a smear then please call the practice to make an appointment with a nurse on 0131 650 2777.

Programme from 6 JUNE 2016

Age Range – The routine programme will be for those aged 25-65 (up to 70 for non routine patients)

Frequency – Women up to age 50 will be screened every 3 years and 50-65 every 5 years.

If you have never had sex please write to:

Laura MacKenzie                                                                                                                               
University Health Service                                                                                                                               
6 Bristo Square                                                                                                                                  
EDINBURGH EH8 9AL                                                                                                                                

or email at laura.mackenzie@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk  asking to be temporarily excluded from the recall system, informing her of your reasons.  If you wish never to be invited for cervical screening you will have to make an appointment with a doctor to discuss and then complete and sign a disclaimer form.  (Please include your name. address and date of birth and if you are emailing then please put SMEAR CAMPAIGN as the subject)

Those who are due a routine cervical smear test can make an appointment with the nurse. Tel: 0131-650-2777