INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
WOMEN’S HEALTH CHECKS – PAP SMEARS
DID YOU KNOW?
If you’re aged between 18 and 69 years and have ever been sexually active you should have regular Pap tests (every 2 years), even if you’ve had the cervical cancer vaccine. Regular Pap tests can reduce your risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer by up to 96%.
If you are due for a Pap smear, here are a few things you need to know:
Booking a consultation for a Pap smear:
Please advise reception if you would like to have a pap smear. Pap smears require an appointment slot with the Doctor.
For discretion, you can request to have a Women’s Health Check or book it online using Appointuit or our website.
Fees: Pap smears incur a private fee.
By the Doctor: Out of pocket cost: $24 You pay: $95.70 – Medicare rebate*: $71.70
By the Nurse: Out of pocket cost: $20*
Was your last Pap smear more than 4 years ago? Please advise reception and your Doctor.
Questions or concerns? Speak to one of our friendly staff or visit our website
*Nurse Pap Smears only performed on Thursdays & Fridays.