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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Gynae Cancer Services

All women with a suspected gynaecological cancer who are referred by their GP as an urgent referral will be seen within 2 weeks.

The appointment will be with either Ms Pennington’s team in her gynaecology clinic or in the colposcopy, pelvic mass or post menopausal bleeding clinic if this is more appropriate.


Services Available

  • Colopsopy services
  • Vulval Clinic
  • Gynaecological Cancer clinic
  • Pelvic Mass clinic
  • Outpatient hysteroscopy service
  • Specialist nursing teams

Routine Investigations

This will depend on the type of cancer suspected but may include:

  • Pelvic ultrasound scan
  • Biopsy of the lining of the womb or other areas as appropriate
  • Cervical smear or Colposcopy
  • Outpatient hysteroscopy
  • CT/MRI scans
  • Blood tests


Patients should be referred to Ms Pennington on a suspected Gynaecological cancer proforma. Patients will be seen within 2 weeks in the most appropriate clinic.

Our Team

Ms Sally Pennington, Consultant gynaecologist

Ms Karen Radley, Gynae Clinical Nurse Specialist

Ms Rachael Lewis, Gynae Clinical Support Nurse Specialist

Ms Sharon Leather, Gynae Cancer Care Coordinator

Please see 'Related Links' to left of this page for additional information, including:

  • Cancer Research UK
  • Macmillan
  • Maggies - 0151 334 4301
  • National Disease Registration Service

Also includes the ‘Live Well, Stay Well’ Initiative 

  • The Live Well Directory
  • Smoking: ablhealth 0151 541 5656
  • Alcohol: Change Grow Live 0151 556 1335
  • Physical Activity: Wirral Council
  • Healthy Eating: Change4Life
  • Social and Welfare: Involve North West 0151 644 4516
  • Social and Welfare: Ask Us Wirral - Adviceline number -
    0808 278 7848 (freephone) Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4pm
  • Blood Pressure: Blood pressure monitoring
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