Independent review of 1,000-plus smear tests to share findings this month

Independent review of 1,000-plus smear tests to share findings this month

Concern in health service that results will fuel further fears about quality of health screening: Hundreds of women declined to take part in the tests

More than 1,000 women who developed cervical cancer will receive the results of an independent audit into their smear tests from the middle of this month.

There are concerns in the health service that the results will fuel additional fears about the quality of the screening service.

Cervical cancer screening based on cytology has limited accuracy and previous studies show that as many as one-third of cervical smear tests are reported differently when they are examined...

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