Switch from Pap smears set to cut GP repeat workload tenfold

Gough, Rob
October 2003
Pulse;10/27/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 43, p2
Reports that general practitioner (GP) workload from conducting repeat smear tests will be reduced in an overhaul of the cervical cancer screening program in England and Wales. Government's announcement of a switch from Pap smears to liquid-based cytology (LBC); Reduction of the proportion of women needing a repeat smear; Decrease in laboratory cytology services.


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