The majority of Colposcopy clinics are held in the Sir William Rous Unit. This is located on the right hand side of the main entrance on Galsworthy road. There is a clinic once per week that takes place in gynaecology outpatients. This is located in the Roehampton wing in the main hospital. The place of your appointment will be clearly documented at the top of your appointment letter. A map will be included with all new appointments.
Colposcopy is an examination to look more closely at the cervix (neck of the womb) or vulva.
The examination is carried out by a doctor or nurse specialising in colposcopy. The colposcopy team consists of four consultants and two specialist nurses.
The instrument used is called a colposcope and this magnifies the cervix or vulva. Biopsies (small samples of tissue) are often taken to aid diagnosis.
We see women with a range of different conditions.
Across the range of conditions we offer:
You must be referred by Kingston Cytology laboratory or by your GP.