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Cervical Screening Programme | Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) | Te Whatu Ora

Public Service, Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology


We are a National Cervical Screening Programme Service aiming to provide quality cervical screening to wahine and people with a cervix.
The primary test for cervical screening (previously called a “smear” test) has changed to a human papillomavirus (HPV) test, with the option of self-testing.
Find out more here.
Getting Screened - information for women
You can choose to go to your regular doctor, or you can choose to go to:
Cervical Screening Te Tai Tokerau Northland provides support and information for:
  • consumers
  • cervical screening workforce
  • Primary Health Organisations
  • General Practices
  • independent service providers
  • other cervical screening stakeholders (e.g. colposcopy services and laboratory services)
  • National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP).
Te Tai Tokerau Northland Regional Cervical Screening Register
The Regional Cervical Screening Register can be reached at 0800 729 729 or NCSP@northlanddhb.org.nz

Regional Register Services can help with:
  • updating your details
  • cervical screening queries
  • information on alternative cervical screening options in the area
  • a request for your cervical screening history.
Contact your health provider if you have any queries about your test results.


Cervical Screening NCSP Te Tai Tokerau Northland
  • coordinates cervical screening services in Te Tai Tokerau Northland
  • supports the cervical screening workforce
  • provides advice and answers to questions about cervical screening
  • supports Primary Health Organisations and General Practices with data provided by the National Screening Unit
  • supports primary care with quality improvement activities
  • supports access to and completion of cervical screening training
Our Team
  • Jess White – Nurse Coordinator
  • Katrina Nicholson – Register Coordinator


Community Clinic - Tuesdays, 8am-4.30pm, Tuia Te Ora, 16-24 Commerce Street, Whangārei 

At other times and locations by arrangement. Our standard consultation time is 15-20 minutes by appointment.


Contact Details

Website: https://www.northlanddhb.org.nz/our-services/a-z/cervical-screening/

16-24 Commerce Street
Northland 0110

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Street Address

16-24 Commerce Street
Northland 0110

Postal Address

Private Bag 9742
Whangārei 0148

This page was last updated at 10:11AM on February 8, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Cervical Screening Programme | Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) | Te Whatu Ora.