Island Health practice is taking part in the YouScreen HPV Self-Sampling Research Study, further information about the research can be found at https://www.smallc.org.uk/YouScreen
As part of the study, women aged 25 64 years who are at least 6 months overdue their cervical screening (previously known as a “smear test”) may receive a letter and a self sample kit in the post, or be offered a kit during their appointment.
If you meet the criteria above, this study will collect depersonalised data about you from NHS England and your GP records, even if you do not take part. We will not link your name or identifiable details to this information. The information collected will include your age, ethnicity, general area location, and details about your previous and future cervical screening and link it to data from the national screening database.
If you have any questions about this study or if you do not want this non
identifiable information data to be shared, please speak to a member of the GP practice reception staff.