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Chamber and committees

Question reference: S3W-40157

  • Asked by: Michael Matheson, MSP for Falkirk West, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: 3 March 2011
  • Current status: Answered by Shona Robison on 16 March 2011


To ask the Scottish Executive what the (a) sensitivity and (b) specificity is of the cervical screening programme.


The sensitivity and specificity of the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme is set out within the NHS Cancer Screening Programme Publication: Achievable standards, Benchmarks for reporting, and Criteria for evaluating cervical cytopathology which can be downloaded using the following link