Retention, storage and disposal of mammograms and screening records – Public Health England

Updated document first published in 2001, that sets out guidelines on handling mammograms and screening records.  It includes information about: legal requirements review of screen packets storage issues destroying films and paperwork

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Kettering – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the Kettering breast screening service held on 6 July 2017.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Jarvis Breast Screening Service – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to Jarvis Breast Screening Centre held on 12 October 2017.

The Independent Breast Screening Review 2018 – Department of Health and Social Care

Making 15 recommendations for the Department of Health and Social Care, Public Health England and NHS England. This report sets out the findings and recommendations of the Independent Breast Screening Review, established to look into the failings in the breast screening

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Cornwall – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Cornwall screening service held on 25 April 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Medway – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Medway screening service held on 7 February 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme North and Mid Hampshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the North and Mid Hampshire screening service held on 9 May 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Bolton Breast Screening Service – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Bolton breast screening service held on 14 March 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Dudley, Wolverhampton and South West Staffordshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Dudley, Wolverhampton and South West Staffordshire screening service held on 29 January 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme North Derbyshire and Chesterfield – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the North Derbyshire and Chesterfield breast screening service held on 21 June 2017.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme North Midlands – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the North Midlands breast screening service held on 22 November 2017.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the Humberside Breast Screening Programme (BSP) held on 10 November 2016.

AlignRT in breast cancer radiotherapy: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB157] – NICE

The technology described in this briefing is the AlignRT patient position monitoring system. This briefing focuses on its use during breast cancer radiation therapy. The innovative aspect is that it may avoid inaccurate treatment by precisely tracking a patient’s position

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management: NICE guideline [NG101] – NICE

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person’s individual preferences. NICE has also produced guidelines on advanced breast cancer, familial breast

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Lincolnshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Lincolnshire breast screening service held on 19 October 2017. The QA visit team identified 5 high priority findings as summarised below: the breast services review should be concluded

National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients: 2018 Annual Report: Results of the Prospective Audit in England and Wales for women diagnosed between January 2014 and December 2016 – National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patient

Evaluates the quality of care provided to women aged 70 years or older by breast cancer services in England and Wales. The aim of the audit is to evaluate the care delivered to women from the point of initial diagnosis to

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Isle of Wight – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Isle of Wight screening service held on 21 November 2017. The unit consistently exceeds the national achievable standard for uptake of 70%. The overall uptake for the 50-70 age

Rebuilding my body: Breast reconstruction in England – Breast Cancer Now

Research from Breast Cancer Now into the availability of breast reconstruction surgery, that finds some Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England are restricting access to this surgery. Since 2012, 22.6% of CCGs have introduced official policies restricting breast reconstruction surgery while a further 4.3% have policies that are either informal

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Crewe Breast Screening Service – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Crewe Breast Screening Service held on 28 September 2017. Finds major staffing shortages across radiology, pathology and some vacancies in surgery and radiography making the service extremely vulnerable. The current team works exceptionally hard to deliver

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme South Devon – Public Health England

Quality assurance aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in breast screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access to a consistently high-quality service wherever they live. QA visits are carried out by the Public