Screening

Trafford residents can access a variety of free screening tests – aiming to detect conditions early and before symptoms show.  The table below shows what’s available for your age group/sex and how to access these:

Age range Screening test Male Female Contact/location
15 – 24 Chlamydia Yes Yes RU Clear 0845 330 6363 or via practice nurse at WRMC 0161 905 4711
25 – 49 Cervical smear (every 3 years) No Yes Practice nurse at WRMC 0161 905 4711
or local family planning clinic
40 – 74 NHS healthcheck
(stroke & heart disease prevention)
Yes Yes Healthcare assistant or Practice Nurse
at WRMC 0161 905 4711
50 – 65 Cervical smear (every 5 years) No Yes Practice nurse at WRMC 0161 905 4711
or local family planning clinic
50 – 70 Mammography (breast screening) No Yes Wythenshawe Nightingale Centre 0161 291 4444
65+ AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) Yes No Chapel Road clinic 0161 447 9957
(need NHS number)
70+ Bowel cancer Yes Yes 0800 707 6060 home screening test

Results should be made available by the service that arranged the test.