"Professional, efficient and caring colposcopy..."

About: The Whittington Hospital

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I had a colposcopy a couple of months ago - quite an intrusive procedure, but the two nurses I saw were professional, friendly and caring. They did their best to put me at ease. They also went through the images from the colposcopy straight after with me and were very clear in explaining the whole procedure and would was going to happen next. My only (very minor) criticism was I wasn't warned about possiblity of the subsequent period-type-pain I had afterwards. I wasn't sure if this was normal, and ended up going on NHS Choices and found that it was.

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Response from The Whittington Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience with the colposcopy service; we are pleased to hear that overall this was positive. I am sorry that the possibility of experiencing period type pain after the procedure was not shared with you. There is quite a lot of information to go through and the service aims to ensure that after effects are discussed with all our patients. Please accept my sincere apologies that on this occasion some information was missed out.

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