This guidance aims to support women with learning disabilities with some of the challenges they face when accessing cervical screening services. It will assist healthcare professionals involved in delivering the screening service, providing a pathway to follow and guidance on broader management of women with learning disabilities within the cervical screening pathway.
You will find attached the Kent & Medway Policy for Cervical Screening for women with Learning Disabilities. The aim of the policy is to provide guidance and describe good practice to ensure that women with learning disabilities have equal rights of access as all other women to NHS Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP). Please feel free to download and disseminate this policy to benefit from the guidance within this document which will provide a clear pathway to follow.