Don't leave GPs in the lurch over the new cervical screening program

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It will add insult to injury if the delay in the switch to HPV-based cervical cancer screening means public misinformation about the national program’s renewal is allowed to fester for another nine months.

Last week the government announced the program will now not start until 1 December because Telstra Health is unable to get the new National Cancer Screening Register operational for the original 1 May deadline.

But while argy-bargy over the delay continues, women’s apparently growing concerns about the demise of

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