Cervical Screening

This is a health test for women aged between 25 and 64 years old.

If you have received your smear reminder letter from your GP, you can access your cervical screening from any of the following local options.


  • Your GP practice


  • Sefton Sexual Health – call 01695 656550 and ask for a cervical screening appointment.


  •  GP Extra Service (7 day services). For patients registered with Sefton GPs. Please note, these appointments need to be made via your GP.


Information on Cervical Smears

For more information or watch this  video that explains what to expect in your appointment.



Extra Support

If you have particular worries or concerns that might be stopping you booking your test, you could always download this checklist of requests and give it to your smear taker before the appointment.


Survey 2023

The NHSE North West Public Health team, supported by with the Midlands and Lancashire CSU, want to understand what needs to be done to encourage people to attend cervical screening and has produced a questionnaire to capture people’s views. An easy read version of the questionnaire is also available.

If you would like to have your say, please go to https://nhs.welcomesyourfeedback.net/rn9qyx  by Sunday 20th August 2023 – or via the QR codes –  to complete the questionnaire. This will take about 15 minutes to complete.