QI activities

Increase cervical screening rates in your practice

About this activity

Use the QI template below to increase cervical screening and meet the requirements for the PIP QI Incentive.

Increase the percentage of eligible patients aged 25 to 74 years who have had a cervical screen within the past 5 years.
Pen CAT4 measure: Percentage of eligible patients who have had a cervical screen in the last 5 years.
Improvement ideas
  • Use Pen CAT4 to pull the list of eligible patients who have not had a cervical screen or are overdue for a cervical screen.
  • Identify specific groups to provide a more tailored approach. 
  • Raise awareness of cervical screening and your quality improvement activity using social media and posters.  
  • Use action prompts or Topbar to alert clinicians when a patient is due for cervical screening. 
  • Use prompt cards at reception to prompt patients to discuss cervical screening with their GP.

Download the QI template below for more improvement ideas.

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QI Activity Template – PIP QI Measure 9 Increase cervical screening  (638 KB)

Related videos

Introduction to PEN CS webinar (held on 13 July 2021)

PIP QI information session (held on 8 August 2019)