The most commonly asked questions, answered
A cervical smear, or HPV cancer screening test, is performed to detect the presence of abnormal cells in the cervix. This is a routine examination that all women should undergo yearly to help in the detection of early cervical cancer. A s swab or a small brush will collect a specimen from the cervical walls. The specimen will be tested in a laboratory and the result will be available after a few days.
Submit a request for further information, a quotation or indicative cost. Your enquiry will be forwarded to up to 3 private healthcare providers. They will respond directly with further information.
20 page PDF guide to "going private" for insured and self-paying patients.
- Advice on choosing a doctor and hospital
- Checklist for comparing providers
- Understanding prices