About this event

  • Date and time Fri 25 Feb 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This meeting will bring the attendees up to date on what is new in cervical screening programmes in the UK, how it has changed and what the consequences of these changes are. It will also cover how cervical screening could be used for diagnosing other conditions.

Additionally, it will explore how the treatment for abnormal smears may impact future pregnancies, the potential consequences of misinterpreting cervical smear results and discuss in detail treatment of preinvasive lesions. Novel research in this area will also be presented.

In this session you will:

  • Know what tests are carried out as a part of the cervical screening programmes in the UK and what is new in this context 
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the pitfalls of cervical cytology and HPV test results 
  • Know how the obstetric consequences of treatment of cervical abnormalities 

We hope you will join us in person for this event but if you are unable you can sign up for the live stream version here.

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Welcome and introduction
Recent Advances in cervical screening

Professor Maggie Cruckshank, Professor of Gynaecology, Aberdeen University

Obstetric consequences of CIN and its treatment

Professor Phil Bennett, Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College, London

Pitfalls of interpreting cervical screening/cytology results

Mr Alan Farthing, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Imperial NHS Trust

Using cervical screening to diagnose endometrial cancer

Professor Emma Crosbie, Professor of Gynaecological Oncology, Manchester University

Closing remarks


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 8:00am on 24 February 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This live stream will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the session takes place. 

This live stream will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

 Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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