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Te Awamutu Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 

Services Provided

Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been immunised against HPV. This test detects abnormal cells which, if left untreated, could become cervical cancer. Very often these cells are made abnormal by a human papillomavirus (HPV) which is a sexually transmitted virus. Regular tests and treatment reduces the likelihood of this sort of cancer by around 90%. 

For more information about cervical smear tests click on the link to the National Screening Unit website http://www.nsu.govt.nz/current-nsu-programmes/national-cervical-screening-programme.aspx

Contact Details

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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220 Bank Street
Te Awamutu
Waikato 3800

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Street Address

220 Bank Street
Te Awamutu
Waikato 3800

Postal Address

P O Box 378
Te Awamutu 3840

This page was last updated at 8:58AM on April 6, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Awamutu Medical Centre.