CervicalCheck is a national screening programme to prevent cervical cancer. It offers free cervical screening (smear) tests to women and people with a cervix between the ages of 25 and 65. An HPV cervical screening test is a simple procedure that only takes minutes. It is the most effective way to detect HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) and changes in the cells of the cervix.

Early detection and treatment of changes in the cells of the cervix can prevent cervical cancer.

For further information visit the CervicalCheck website or Free phone on 1800 45 45 55.

If you are not due a Cervical/ Smear Test via CervicalCheck we also offer a private service which detects HPV. The fee for this service is from €140.00.

When you receive your letter from CervicalCheck inviting you to arrange an appointment for your smear test you can call the surgery and arrange your smear test appointment with either a doctor or nurse. When booking your appointment let reception know that it is a scheduled smear as part of CervicalCheck. You will also need to provide you CSP ID number which is noted on the letter. There is no fee for this service and a standard consultation of 15-minutes will suffice.

On occasion you may wish to have a GP consultation at the same as your smear. Advise reception of this at the time of booking the appointment as an extended appointment will be required. There is a fee of €40.00 for this extended consultation.