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You can now get all cervical screening records in one place

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

The National Cancer Screening Register will be able to provide healthcare providers with the patients’ full cervical screening history regardless of the state or territory where test was performed. Previously, healthcare providers have been contacting state and territory registers for cervical screening histories pre 1 December 2017, and the NCSR …

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Preventing Cervical Cancer: take a look at the changes

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

Changes in the national screening program are underway, Gardasil 9 is coming and the National Cancer Register is up and running The end of 2017 saw the implementation of changes to the way we screen for cervical cancer risk in Australia: HPV testing every five years replaces Pap smears every …

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Important new information about the Cervical Screening Program

In Sunshine Coast by PHN Communications

REVISED: Self-collection of samples should not be offered to women with the commencement of the renewed program on 1 December 2017 until further notice. One of the components of the renewed National Cervical Screening Program is the introduction of self-collected samples for HPV testing. The self-collection option has been included …

Why is cervical screening so important?

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

In 2017, it is projected that there will be 912 new cases of cervical cancer (AIHW, Cervical screening in Australia 2014­–2015). The most effective way to reduce cervical cancer deaths is cervical screening and since the introduction of cervical screening in 1991 the number of women diagnosed with cervical cancer …

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Are you up to date on the changes to Cervical Screening?

In Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by PHN Communications

To assist Healthcare Providers in preparing for the changes to the NCSP, the Department of Health and NPS MedicineWise have developed new Cervical Screening Online Training Modules. These training modules are provide healthcare providers with information on the following areas: • Changes to the National Cervical Screening Program(NCSP) • Changes …