Thursday 25th August 2022
12:30pm - 1:15pm
Hear from the National Cancer Screening Register about how to access your patients screening status and cervical screening histories electronically, directly through your clinical information system.
Cancer screening is a valuable health intervention against cervical cancer; however, it has relatively low rates of uptake. During the pandemic, the number of eligible women being screened for cervical cancer has decreased.
This session is focused on:
- how to implement a cervical screening quality improvement activity (Quality Improvement Measure 9 cervical screening - the number of female patients who are aged 25-74 years who have not had a hysterectomy and who have had a cervical screening test within the previous 5 years (HPV)
- using POLAR to assist you in increasing the cervical screening rates in your practice
- tracking your progress using POLAR data.
- implementing a quality improvement activity
- how do I identify the rate of cervical screening of eligible women in my practice
- is your practice recording cervical screening results correctly?
- how to use POLAR to identify eligible women for screening
- connect your practice to the Nation Cancer Screening Register.