The NHS cervical screening programme invites women aged between 25 and 64 for cervical screening. Screening also applies to other people within this age range who have a cervix, such as trans men.
The screening test can pick up abnormal cells that could develop into cervical cancer if left untreated.
Cervical screening aims to prevent cervical cancer from developing. Find out more about the screening programme and how you have the test.
Most women have a normal screening test result. Find out what happens if you don't have a normal result.
Find out about some of the issues women with learning disabilities face when they have a cervical screening test.