Field           Health


Revision and rollover of Cervical Screening unit standard 29556





Health Studies

Cervical Screening



NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS) has completed the revision and rollover of the unit standard listed above.


Date new version published                                                                 February 2020


Planned review date                                                                              December 2020




The review of this unit standard was part of the NQS work plan for 2019.  The National Cervical Screening Programme (Ministry of Health) and the national moderator confirmed that the standard remains fit for purpose, and therefore, a revision and rollover was completed.


Main change


·         The definition for Priority group women was changed to reflect the Ministry of Health, November 2019 increase of the starting age for screening to 25 years.

·         The planned review date was changed from 31 December 2019 to 31 December 2020.