Nerida Steel (Program Manager) of the WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program announces:
"General Practitioner's that deliver cervical screening services are critical to women's wellbeing and the continued success of the WA Cervical Screening Program. In October 2013, the Program will be disseminating a survey to all GPs that have provided cervical screening services in the past 12 months.
The survey aims to investigate GP's views on human papillomavirus vaccines, knowledge of the current cervical screening policy and management pathways and participation in the Practice Incentive Program (Cervical Screening). I greatly appreciate and thank GPs in advance for their time, expertise and contribution to this initiative and I look forward to working together in the promotion of women's health and wellbeing."
For further information regarding this initiative please contact us.
Regular Pap smears prevent cervical cancer. Protect yourself.
Pap smears save lives:
Funding now available to promote cervical cancer prevention
The WACCPP is pleased to offer health services across Western Australia the opportunity to apply for grant funding to help prevent cervical cancer in local communities.
Grants of up to $3,000 are available for project activities that take place between April and September 2014. If an organisation is coordinating a project or campaign on behalf of a WA Country Health Service region they can apply for up to $10,000.
Both government and non-government organisations are eligible to apply with partnerships between stakeholders encouraged.
The closing date for grant applications is 6 March 2014.
WA Pap Smear Provider Initiative
Nurses and midwives that are credentialed Pap smear providers (PSPs) ensure that women have access to high quality cervical screening services and assist women in overcoming potential barriers that may prevent them from participating in regular cervical screening.
"As a credentialed PSP, I feel that I have the skills and competencies to deliver high quality Pap smears in my remote location (which does not have a permanent medical officer presence). Being a credentialed PSP ensures that the Coral Bay Community has quality of service provision, gender sensitivity, effective health surveillance, early detection and interventions."
NEW Pap smear provider credentialing forms
Find out more information about WA Pap Smear Providers.
Women update your contact details
When you are overdue for a Pap smear, the Cervical Cytology Registry (CCR) of WA will send you a reminder letter.
To update your contact details call the CCR on 13 15 56.