About this event

  • Date and time Fri 25 Feb 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Online
  • 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 

For this meeting, we are offering 5 bursary places for Non-RSM and RSM students, as well as 5 bursary places for Non-RSM and RSM trainees on a first, come first-served basis. If you are interested in applying for a bursary place, please email OG@rsm.ac.uk with the Subject title ‘Bursary – OGQ51'

This live stream is available for on-demand viewing. The live stream recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the session broadcast. The link will be sent 24 hours after the event takes place. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Sysmex UK for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by sponsor.

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Welcome and introduction
Recent advances in cervical screening

Professor Margaret Cruickshank, Professor of Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen

Obstetric consequences of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and its treatment

Professor Phil Bennett, Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College London

Comfort break – presentation from our Sponsor Sysmex UK

Sponsored presentation: One step nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) gynaecology, molecular lymph node analysis given by Neil Doherty (Sysmex UK)

Pitfalls of interpreting cervical screening and cytology results

Mr Alan Farthing, Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Using cervical screening to diagnose endometrial cancer

Professor Emma Crosbie, Professor of Gynaecological Oncology, The University of Manchester

Closing remarks
Close of meeting




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 4:30pm on 25 February 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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

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