An evaluation of the first phase of the Irish Cervical Screening Programme from the woman’s perspective


Women who participated in the evaluation were generally very positive about the Irish Cervical Screening Programme. They expressed their appreciation that the screening programme was available to them, that the programme contacted them with an invitation to attend for screening and that the service was offered free of charge. In the course of interviews women spoke positively about their contact with the programme and in particular the letters sent from the ICSP office and their experience of attendance for smear tests.

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