Cervical screening resources
These brochures provide more information on the benefits of regular smear tests and on understanding your results.
Atawhaitia Te Wharetangata
Cervical Screening: What Wāhine Need to Know/Atawhaitia te Wharetangata - Pamphlet promoting and explaining the benefits of regular smear tests for women aged between 20 and 70.
Cervical Screening – understanding cervical smear test results
This resource explains cervical screening smear tests and how these can aid in the early detection of cervical cancer. Covers the desirable frequency of testing, test results and appropriate treatment when abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix are detected.
Cervical screening – what Pacific women need to know
Pamphlet promoting and explaining the benefits of regular cervical screening (smear test) for women aged between 20 and 70.
To avoid cervical cancer and to stay well, Pacific women aged from 20 until they turn 70 need to have smear tests every 3 years. The smear tests look for cell changes in the cervix. Any abnormal cells are treated to stop them from becoming cancer.
Cervical smear tests – what women need to know
This resource contains information about the National Cervical Cancer Screening Programme, which aims to prevent cervical cancer by providing regular smear tests for all eligible women in New Zealand.
Colposcopy – Information for women who have abnormal cervical smear test results
Information for women who need to have a colposcopy and biopsy following an abnormal cervical smear test result.
Prevention of cervical cancer – A guide for women in New Zealand
This resources contains detailed information about smear tests, cervical cancer, abnormal cells, colposcopy, biopsy, and the National Screening Programme.