Below is a checklist of things that may help you feel less worried about your appointment. Click on a minimum of 3 of these to help you feel better about your appointment.
The evidence suggests this will help you feel less anxious about your colposcopy.
I'm going to talk to my (sister, friend, partner) about my colposcopy before going.
I'm going to reread the information on what to expect from my colposcopy on this website 2-3 days before my appointment.
I'm going to reread the printed information given to me by the clinic 2-3 days before going for my appointment.
I'm going to rewatch some of the videos on this website about colposcopy and related procedures 2-3 days before my appointment.
I'm going to revisit the information on this website about what to expect after my colposcopy appointment (physical after-effects).
I'm going to bring my friend/mother to the clinic with you on the day of the appointment.
I'm going to arrange for someone to look after my children so I can go to the appointment with my partner.
I'm going to go for a coffee with my (sister, friend, partner) after the appointment and chat about my appointment experience if I feel I need to.
I'm going to ring the CervicalCheck Freephone number / ring the colposcopy clinic / ask a trained health professional a question on Jo's Trust or other website before (or after) my appointment if I feel worried about anything, no matter how small.
I am going to put a reminder in my phone/calendar to look at the information again.