Let down: Doctors losing faith in cervical register

Eighteen months after it went live, the screening program is still missing patient records
Jocelyn Wright
GP Dr Elly Warren.
GP Dr Elly Warren.

Gaps in patient records of cervical screening are still coming to light 18 months after the national cancer screening register went live, doctors say.

GPs and other specialists have reported that missing details include past treatment and abnormal results.