To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the take-up rate for cervical screening was in (a) the North West and (b) Wallasey constituency in each of the last 10 years.
11 September 2018
The most recent quarterly data (quarter three) on coverage for women aged 25-49 years and 50- 64 years is from December 2017 and is calculated by clinical commissioning group (CCG) and general practice. This data is available at the following link:
It is reported that Wirral CCG, which covers Wallasey, obtained a coverage rate of 70.43% for women aged 25- 49 years (at a 3.5 year coverage) and 73.19% for women aged 50-64 years (at a 5.5 year coverage).
Coverage data for the North West region is available in the following table.
Data prior to 2015/16 are not available in the format requested.
Age appropriate coverage for women aged 25-64 years
England regions, 31 March 2016 and 2017 percentages age appropriate coverage
(Less than 3.5 / 5.5 years since last adequate test)
Yorkshire and the Humber
East of England
Source: NHS Digital: https://files.digital.nhs.uk/pdf/t/b/cervical_bulletin_report_2016-17_-_final.pdf