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  • Base: Royal Surrrey County Hospital

About the service

Colposcopy is a detailed examination of the cervix (neck of the womb), rather like a cervical screening (smear) test. Patients are most often referred to us after an abnormal smear result – some ladies may need a treatment to their cervix, which is explained in full in the leaflet enclosed with your appointment. We also receive referrals from GPs who are concerned about their patient’s symptoms or the appearance of their cervix. Appointments are 20 minutes, and patients are very welcome to bring someone for support. A female chaperone is present throughout the examination, treatment or procedure and we try our best to make our patients as comfortable as possible.

For more information, you can view the Colposcopy patient information leaflet.

Contact our service

Appointment changes & administration queries

01483 406683

Nurse advice line

01483 406841


Meet the team

Our Lead Clinician is Mr Andrew Kent who has many years’ experience in the field. The colposcopy team consists of:

Mr Osama Abughazza
Miss Patricia Ellis
Miss Annette Reid
Mr Paul Curtis
Mr Jay Chatterjee
Mr Simon Butler-Manuel
Fiona McDonald, Gynaecology Sister
Josie Older, Senior HCA
Christine Cook, Colposcopy Co-ordinator

This is the latest feedback from some of our patients:

Mr AbuGhazza and his team were amazing and made a difficult and worrying time as good as it could possibly be. Would highly recommend Mr AbuGhazza.

“Very friendly professional staff.”

“I was impressed by the shortish waiting time both for the actual appointment and the time at the clinic”

“The doctor and nurses I’ve seen were lovely and caring.”

Seen promptly. Staff very friendly and understanding

“Consultant, HCA, nurses, all treat me with dignity, they are very professional, all the best from me.”

“Friendly professionals taking care of me and easy for me to get to. Downside the parking machines were playing up.”

“NHS at its best. Brilliant care and advice from a top doctor and his team”

“Mr Butler-Manuel and his nursing team were wonderful. Very caring and very reassuring.”

“The staff were very professional and caring and explained everything.”