Trans men (individuals who have changed gender from female to male) who have had a total hysterectomy do not need to have cervical screening tests.
Cervical screening checks the health of cells in the cervix. Detecting and removing abnormal cervical cells can prevent cervical cancer.
Cervical screening is available every three years at ages 25 to 49, and every five years at ages 50 to 64.
Trans men who still have a cervix are entitled to have cervical screening. If you are:
You can ask your GP to remove you from the cervical screening list if:
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