Cellular Pathology


HPV Primary Screening Roll Out for North, East and Mid Devon Regions.

PRIMARY HPV GO LIVE DATE – 13th May 2019

This primary HPV testing will be carried out at the Exeter Cytology Laboratory. As a summary the major changes to the cervical screening programme are:

Sample Taker Training Presentation for Primary HPV Testing

An Exeter laboratory helpline is now available during working hours 01392 402991 (9.00am – 5.00pm) and your call will be directed to the most appropriate member of the laboratory staff.

 

 –  Please continue to send samples daily using the existing transport provisions.

 

DIRECT REFERRALS

A direct referral system will be in place prior to go live for patients on the new HPV pathway. For specific information please contact Exeter lab.

 

Specimen Labelling Procedure