That’s the message from the NHS in Southampton this week as the city’s GPs support Cervical Screening Awareness Week.
Cervical cancer is preventable and treatable, but it starts with taking up the offer to be screened.
Cancer screening is proven to have reduced the number of cancer instances in the city but there are still a large number of the population not taking up the offer.
Details of pharmacies open in Southampton on the May bank holidays (Monday 1 and Monday 29 May 2017) are available on our website.
Opening times are provided by the pharmacies, details are correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change.
If you do need to visit a pharmacy on a bank holiday, please call ahead to check they are open and have the medicine you need.If you need medical help or advice and aren't sure where to go, phone 111. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
Following the cyber attack which affected some NHS organisations, we would like to reassure people that NHS services in Southampton are open as usual today, Monday 15 May 2017.
If you have a hospital appointment or an appointment at your GP practice, you should attend as planned unless you are contacted and told not to.
We will continue to keep this page updated with any further messages.