The colposcopy service is located in the Gynaecology Department, Outpatients 2, on the 1st floor, Lift Bank B.

The colposcopy service at West Middlesex Hospital is located in Queen’s Mary building, 1st floor.

Colposcopy clinics run from Monday to Friday. Clinics operate in the morning and the afternoon.

We offer the following services:

  • Colposcopy
  • Cervical screening tests
  • Cervical biopsy
  • Loop diathermy excision (also known as a LLETZ

Consultants and key staff

  • Mr Fatah Raslan – Lead Consultant for Colposcopy (Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex Hospitals) - West Middlesex clinics
  • Miss Yulia Gurtovaya – Consultant, Cervival Screening Programme Lead (Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex Hospital)
  • Ms Helen Staley – Consultant (Chelsea and Westminster hospital)
  • Mr Nick Wales – Consultant (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
  • Ms Diana Marcus – Consultant (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
  • Jacqueline Hill – Colposcopy  failsafe coordinator and CSPL administrative support (West Middlesex Hospital)
  • Leah Allen Colposcopy coordinator ( West Middlesex Hospital)
  • Alison Molloy – Colposcopy  Failsafe Coordinator (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
  • Sixtus Anogwi – Colposcopy Coordinator (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
  • Gwen Makosana - Trainee Nurse Colposcopist (West Middlesex Hospital)
  • Helen Goldson – Trainee Nurse Colposcopist (Chelsea & Westminster Hospital)
  • Patience Okyere – Trainee Nurse Colposcopist (West Middlesex Hospital)


You will be referred to the clinic by your GP or by 'Direct Referral' from St Mary's Cytology Laboratory (depending on where you live if you have had an abnormal smear test). We are unable to accept self-referrals. Patients are seen within two, four or six weeks depending on the referral.

For abnormal smear test referrals:

  • Women referred with borderline or low grade changes will be offered an appointment within six weeks and women with high grade changes will be offered an appointment within two weeks (from the date of referral).

Patients referred for other reasons will be seen within two, four or six weeks depending on the reason for referral.

Please note that Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is a teaching hospital and a trainee may be present/see you at your examination with your consent. Colposcopy is a specialised area in which a qualified doctor or nurse specialist may be receiving training, which is essential in sharing practice and knowledge.

Some other reasons for referral

  • Abnormal cervical screening test
  • GP unable to take a cervical screening tset
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Polyps
  • Cervical/vaginal warts
  • Abnormal looking cervix
  • Abnormal looking vagina


We are not on ERS/Choose and Book. Therefore all referrers will need to email the clinic directly to refer a patient.


Contact information

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Colposcopy Clinic
Gynaecology Outpatients
1st Floor, Lift Bank B
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
SW10 9NH

T:  020 3315 5927

West Middlesex University Hospital Colposcopy Clinic 
Women’s Day Unit, 1st Floor
Queen Mary’s Building
West Middlesex University Hospital
Twickenham Road
TW7 6AF 

T: 020 8321 5067

If you already have an appointment for a new appointment and need to reschedule then please contact our appointment office on 020 3315 5927.

If your appointment is specifically to return to the clinic for a follow up appointment (including cervical treatment) and you need to cancel/reschedule, then please call the colposcopy clinic office on 020 3315 5927.

If you are pregnant and also due to attend for a colposcopy then please call the colposcopy clinic office on 020 3315 5927. One of the Nurse Colposcopists will speak with you to determine if/when you need to be seen again during/after the pregnancy.


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