British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
|Name of President of Society||Mr J Tidy – President
Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist, Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield, email@example.com
|Society postal address||BSCCPNorton Court
Birmingham Women’s Hospital
|Name of Secretary of Society
(EFC – Contact Person)
|Ms Stephanie Thomason – Secretary
Birmingham Women’s Hospital Mindelsohn Way Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TG
|Number of Members||2000|
|National Events||BSCCP Annual Scientific Meeting
Liverpool – 31st March/1st April 2011
Contact: In-Conference Ltd, 4-6 Oak Lane, Edinburgh EH12 6XH
|Screening strategy for Cervical Cancer||National screening programmes with 3 yearly LBC in England and Northern Ireland (age 25-49 and 5 yearly 50-64), Scotland (age 20-60) and Wales (age 20-65) within the NHS.|
|Screening rate||Estimated 3 years rate 74%|
|Incidence of Cervical Cancer||8.2/100,000 women (2007) for all ages|
|Mortality of Cervical Cancer||2.2/100,000 women (2008)|
|Strategy for colposcopy training||Doctors and nurses can train in colposcopy in the BSCCP training scheme. This is a structured training programme that is a trainee-led and competency based. There is a theoretical syllabus. The practical programme includes:
1. Direct supervision of 50 colposcopy cases.
2. Indirect supervision of 100 colposcopy cases.
3. Completion of the Electronic Colposcopy log book
4. Completion of work based assessments.
5. Histopathological and Cytopathological sessions.Completion of the programme requires the trainee to pass an OSCE examination and leads to the award of the RCOG/ BSCCP Certificate in Colposcopy
|Institutions to deal with Abnormal Screening-Results||Cervical screening is performed in primary care usually by nurse practitioners. Women with an abnormal smear are referred to a colposcopy clinic. The standards are set by the NHS CSP (NHSCSP 20 (2nd edition) Colposcopy and Programme Management: Guidelines for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme Published May 2010 (2nd edition) | ISBN 978 1 84463 069 1.|