The NHS offers smears (CERVICAL CYTOLOGY) to female patients from the age of 25 years to 64 years inclusive:
|Age||When you’re invited|
|under 25||up to 6 months before you turn 25|
|25 to 49||every 3 years|
|50 to 64||every 5 years|
|65 or older||only if 1 of your last 3 tests was abnormal|
The practice has appointments with the Practice Nurse during the week and these can be booked by contacting the surgery on 01942 481638.
Please wait for your invitation letter before contacting us for an appointment.
If you need a cervical smear but can’t attend on a weekday please note that you can also book at the weekends:
Wigan GP Alliance provide cytology appointments every weekend from 10:00 – 16:00.
The sessions are held at either Ashton Medical Practice or Pennygate Medical Centre, Hindley.
If you have received your invitation letter please call 01942 482848 to book a convenient appointment.