You may need more help and support with cervical screening for many reasons.
Speak to the GP surgery if you have questions about cervical screening invitations, results or any symptoms you have.
Support for everyone
For more information and support about going for cervical screening, results and treatment, you can contact Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust by:
- joining the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust forum
- calling the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust helpline on 0808 802 8000
- using the Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust ask the expert service
Support for people with a learning disability
Support for LGBT people
Support for people with vulval pain
Support after sexual violence
If you have experienced sexual violence, you may find the idea of cervical screening very difficult.
The My Body Back Project gives support after sexual violence by running My Body Back screening clinics for people who have experienced sexual violence.
There is also advice and support about cervical screening after sexual violence from Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.
Video: cervical screening support after sexual violence
This video describes how to approach a cervical screening appointment if you have experienced sexual violence.
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