PHE is involved in an initiative to develop an apprenticeship for the new role of ‘associate mammographer’, which we hope will encourage many to enter the profession and address the national shortage of mammographers.
NHS Breast Screening Programme
The PHE Screening easy read information expert group met again to look at updating our easy read breast screening information and developing new easy read screening invitation letters.
Women with a learning disability who are eligible for breast screening are the least likely to attend, even though it can save their life.
In our quest to provide free, high quality, easy to access training for those informing women about breast screening, we often collaborate with other organisations. This makes sure we can get the right information to as many of you as possible and that you can evidence your learning in line with your professional continuing professional development (CPD).
NHS England has published the 2017-18 service specifications for all 11 NHS Screening Programmes. The specifications accompany the 2017-18 agreement that outlines how NHS England commissions certain public health services under section 7A of the National Health Service Act 2006.
The NHS Breast Screening Programme has produced new guidance on the reporting, classification and monitoring of interval cancers. These are cancers diagnosed after a screening appointment at which a woman received a normal result and before her next scheduled screening appointment.
We aim to make screening accessible and inclusive for all eligible populations. For people who are trans (transgender) or non-binary (any gender that is not exclusively male or female), inequalities may exist because...
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 …
We have published the new consolidated standards for the NHS Breast Screening Programme.
In 2002, I started work as Project Manager on the Sloane Project, an audit of screen-detected non-invasive carcinoma – including Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS) – and atypical hyperplasia of the breast.