Cervical Screening Training

Cervical Screening Refresher Training
Important Information for Sample Takers


Return of face to face cervical screening refresher training is scheduled for 2021. Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions there will be limited availability on each course. Once securing a place please forward any questions you may want answering on the day to gudrun.heslop@nhs.net

Overview of update training content:

  • Data update

  • Impact of Covid-19

  • Ways of increasing uptake and available resources

  • HPV primary screening/results and follow up protocols

  • Lab updates

  • Update on relevant protocols in practice

  • HPV vaccine update

  • Cervix images and sample taking scenarios (practical aspects to sample taking)

  • Self- sampling and the future

  • Q&A session

To fulfil your update requirements, you need to complete the Cervical Screening eLearning module, HPV eLearning module and within it you will be directed to some additional reading documents.  The on line E-learning link can be found here:  http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk   If you have not visited this site before then you will have to register beforehand.  If you need further information on how to register then please ring the cervical screening office on 0191 229 2950

Once complete, please forward your certificates to michelle.harrison5@nhs.net  so that  your training history can be updated, your certificate will then be uploaded  on to the CSTD Database. 

To give feedback to Public Health England regarding the eLearning module, you can click on the “speech bubble” and leave comments there.


Please Note – If you would like to add yourself to a Reserve List please contact CST on 0191 229 2950 or email michelle.harrison5@nhs.net.

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