Colposcopy is a useful test that can take a closer look at the cells of your cervix using a microscope called a colposcope.

Detailed information about colposcopy is available on the NZ cervical screening programme website Timetoscreen:


  • Why you need colposcopy
  • What is a colposcopy?
  • Preparing for your appointment
  • Having a colposcopy
  • After your colposcopy

Biopsy results

  • Receiving your results
  • Results that may need treatment


  • What happens next
  • After your treatment
  • Types of treatment