Guidelines for cervical screening await scientific evaluationBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7166.1152 (Published 24 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1152
- J F Nottingham, Consultant histopathologist.
- George Eliot NHS Trust, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV10 7DJ
EDITOR —In a news item about cervical screening in England1 Wise refers to a report by the National Audit Office.1The office is particularly critical of serious failings in the interpretation of cervical smears in a small number of laboratories. The laboratory at the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby is included among these laboratories. In fact, a massive rescreening exercise at …