Cervical screening: Patients can self-collect HPV at home, GPs told

Home-based collection can be offered to underscreened women, including telehealth patients, anywhere in Australia, says Professor Marion Saville

GPs are being urged to offer home-based self-collection of HPV DNA for the cervical test in underscreened women as the nation contends with another round of COVID-19 lockdowns.

Professor Marion Saville
Professor Marion Saville.

Screening expert Professor Marion Saville, from the VCS Foundation in Melbourne, says many GPs are unaware they can arrange home-based collection, including for