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Scam Alert

Some women have received a text message claiming to be from the call and recall service, advising that they are overdue for cervical screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details. These messages are NOT from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Please be alert to this scam.

What does self-isolation mean?

In practical terms it means:

  • Go home, and stay at home, avoiding contact with other people
  • Do not go to work, school or public areas
  • Do not use public transport (including taxis)
  • Avoid visitors to your home
  • Ask friends, family members or delivery services to carry out errands for you – such as getting groceries, medications or other shopping
  • Do not go to the GP/attend hospital without ringing in advance

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