Jai Medical Centre

Jai Medical Centre

Edgware Surgery, 114 Edgwarebury Lane, Edgware, HA8 8NB | Tel: 0300 033 7861 | Fax: 0300 033 7866

Hendon Surgery, 42 Station Road, Hendon, NW4 3SU | Tel: 0300 033 7860

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Cervical Screening

WELL WOMAN DEDICATED WALK IN CLINCS.

You may also call the practice and book an appointment during the normal week hours.  The above appointment will also be available online for you to book.

  Day and Date Time Location
Friday 15th November 2019 9:30 to 18:30 Hendon Location
Saturday 16th November 2019 10:00 to 14:00 Edgware Location
Saturday 30th November 2019 10:00 to 14:00 Hendon Location
Saturday 14th December 2019 10:00 to 14:00 Edgware Location
Saturday 11th January 2020 10:00 to 14:00 Hendon Location

 

Every Week is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

 

My name is Dr Leena Mistry.  I am Lead General Practitioner at Jai Medical Centre (Barnet)  with special interest in Gynecology.

All women and people with a cervix between the ages of 25 and 64 are eligible for regular cervical screening; women are invited for screening every 3 years from age 25-49, and every 5 years from 50-64.

 

It is estimated that cervical screening saves approximately 2,000 lives a year across England. What is concerning is uptake is at a 20-year low. Public Health England (PHE) launched a national campaign in March in response to a year-on-year decline in the number of women responding to invitations and taking up appointments for screening.

 

At Jai Medical Centre we want to continuously raise awareness through emails and text messaging to encourage attendance for cervical screening.

 

There are many reasons women don’t attend cervical screenings – fear of discomfort or pain, embarrassment or a lack of knowledge about the procedure. However, the test should take under 5 minutes, and recent Public Health England (PHE) research shows that once women have been screened, the vast majority (87%) are ‘glad they went’ and 84% say that they were ‘put at ease by the nurse or doctor doing the test’.

What I would say to women who are worried about attending is, we want to make it easy for you; you can ask for a female nurse or doctor, you can bring a chaperone if it makes you more comfortable. We will tell you anything you need to know – there’s no such thing as a stupid question! We’re here to help.”  If you wish to discuss this, do not hesitate to contact the practice and make appointment with our Nurse Rathna Pillai and Andrea Esanu.

 

Access also available via Extended Clinics

 

Extended hours screening is available on evenings and weekends at a choice of 10 Barnet locations. To book, contact your usual GP practice and ask about 8-8 hub appointments or call
0203 948 6809 between 6.30pm and 9pm on weekdays and 8am – 8pm weekends.

More information about cervical screening can be found at:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening/ and

https://www.jostrust.org.uk/about-cervical-cancer/cervical-screening

 

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Edgware Surgery

  • Monday
    08:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 to 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Hendon Surgery

  • Monday
    09:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday
    09:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday
    09:00 - 18:30
  • Thursday
    09:00 - 18:30
  • Friday
    09:00 - 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED