Cervical Screening: Preparation for Practice

Continuing Professional Development (short course)


2 days


Cancer of the cervix is a potentially preventable disease and early detection and treatment may reduce the need for invasive surgery and decrease mortality rates

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Full description

Who should attend?

You'll benefit from this workshop as a nurse recently joining general practice, or if you're new to the cervical screening procedure. You'll get an overview of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme and sound theoretical understanding of your role in obtaining cervical samples.


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4 & 5 October 2016, 9:30am to 4:00pm
This date is FREE to Essex General Practice Nursing staff
When you apply online, please enter ‘NHS’ as your fee payer and then select ‘Essex WP’ as your Trust when prompted.


7 & 8 March 2017, 9:30am to 4:00pm

Although we will not be offering this course in Cambridge or Peterborough this year, you can register your interest for future deliveries in these areas by contacting admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff.With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

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For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk.

If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Aine Kothari (CHELMSFORD)
01245 684698

Jane Young (CAMBRIDGE)
01223 695313

CPD Admissions Team
01245 68 68 68

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