The training requirements for staff reporting digital breast tomosynthesis images within the NHS breast screening programme have been revised.
Claire qualified as a radiographer in 1984 and started her mammography career at St George’s Breast Screening Unit in 1991. As deputy superintendent radiographer and clinical lead, she went on to train as an advanced practitioner and maintained her role as a clinical instructor. In 2002, Claire took on the role of head of education and clinical training in mammography at St George’s National Breast Screening Training Centre in South West London. She is currently an independent advisor for the private sector and an Editor of Elsevier European Journal of Radiography (specialty mammography). Claire has been an external examiner for two universities and a member of the NICE Guideline Development Group for early breast cancer. She is also a member of the NHS Breast Screening Programme Quality Assurance Advisory Group for Mammography and a member of the National Trainers Forum.
We have published new good practice guidance for ergonomics in breast screening mammography for employers and employees.
The Eklund technique is an internationally recognised method to improve the detection of breast cancer in women with breast implants. It is already used in services in Australia, the USA and some other countries to promote high quality breast screening and …
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