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Quality statement

The Manchester Cytology Centre is a CPA accredited department and all cervical samples are processed and screened following NHS Cervical Screening Programme guidelines and the regional Screening Quality Assurance Services (SQAS) recommendations.

The department participates in the regional gynaecological and technical EQA schemes and the performance of all screening staff is assessed monthly and reported to quarterly to SQAS as per NHSCSP guidelines.

The management and staff within the department are committed to providing a quality service to our users.

We aim to continually improve our service through internal audit and annual feedback from users. If you do have a complaint, concern or compliment about any aspect of the service, this should be addressed to the lead biomedical scientist on 0161 276 5119 or the cellular pathology manager on 0161 276 6138

Gynaecological queries

A consultant cytopathologist or a consultant biomedical scientist is available to answer any 'gynaecological queries' and discuss any aspect of the cytology report as well as give advice on patient management.


(Last updated March 30th 2016)