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Breast cancer screening - NHS

Breast screening involves having an X-ray (mammogram) at a special clinic or mobile breast screening unit. This is done by a female health practitioner. Your breasts will be X-rayed 1 at a time. The breast is placed on the X-ray machine and gently but firmly compressed with a clear plate.

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Find Breast screening services services - NHS

Find Breast screening services services. Find. Breast screening services. services. Nearly there. Enter a location below to continue or browse all locations . You can also narrow your search . Find services.

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Breast cancer screening - What happens - NHS

Breast screening involves having an X-ray (mammogram) at a special clinic or mobile breast screening unit. This is done by a female health practitioner called a mammographer. You should call your breast screening unit (contact details will be on your invitation letter) before your appointment in certain situations:

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Breast cancer screening - FAQs - NHS

Can I walk into the mobile breast screening unit and request a mammogram? No. The NHS Breast Screening Programme does not operate on a walk-in basis. It invites women in the target age group (from 50 to their 71st birthday) for routine breast screening every 3 years. If you're concerned about your breast health, see a GP. Why does breast screening stop at 70? It does not stop at 70. Although ...

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Mobile screening units - UHD

As each county only has one static breast screening unit, the majority of screening is performed on mobile units which travel around the county to different sites. In Dorset we have approximately 20 sites throughout the county, covering an area from Lyme Regis in the west, toBournemouthin the east and north as far as Gillingham.

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Cambridge and Huntingdon breast screening service CUH

Screening mammography is carried out on the mobile mammography units, which travel to various sites around Cambridgeshire during each year. A small number of appointments within the Cambridge Breast Unit on the Addenbrooke’s site are offered to clients with enhanced needs, for example a learning disability or mobility issues. What happens at a breast screening appointment? You will be ...

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Where and when we screen - Newcastle Hospitals NHS ...

03/06/2021  The mobile units move around the local area, depending on which GP surgeries’ patients we are screening. The trailers are normally parked in a location that is easy to find, such as a local supermarket car park or leisure centre. Trailers stay on-site for a few months while we screen the GP surgeries’ patients in that area.

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Breast screening - Public Health Wales

Breast screening looks for breast cancer before symptoms show. This involves taking mammograms, which are x-rays of the breast. At least two mammograms of each breast are taken.

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Breast Screening at the Liverpool Breast Unit Royal ...

The Breast Screening Service has now resumed after it was temporarily suspended due to the impact of COVID-19. Any women who had an appointment cancelled will be sent a letter to rebook a suitable appointment. Due to social distancing requirements, the majority of patients will be expected to attend their appointments unaccompanied.

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Where is my nearest screening van/hospital? :: Hampshire ...

Mobile screening units are detailed below. Current van locations. Andover. Andover War Memorial Hospital. Charlton Road. Andover. SP10 3LB. On-site parking is available for free for up to 30 minutes. PLEASE NOTE: NEW VAN LOCATION AT HOSPITAL - SEE MAP BELOW. Click here for a more detailed map. Basingstoke - Sainsbury's Kempshott. Please note a van will be available at this

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Mobile screening units - UHD

Mobile screening units As each county only has one static breast screening unit, the majority of screening is performed on mobile units which travel around the county to different sites. In Dorset we have approximately 20 sites throughout the county, covering an area from Lyme Regis in the west, to Bournemouth in the east and north as far as Gillingham.

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Mobile Screening Unit / Trailer 1 - Newcastle Hospitals ...

03/06/2021  The mobile breast screening unit is based in the car park of Tesco Extra on Genesis Way, Consett. There is ample parking available and the site has good public transport links. For local travel advice, contact Traveline 7.00am – 9.00pm daily. (Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes) Helpline: 0871 200 2233. Or visit their website: Traveline North East. Women ...

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Breast screening: programme overview - GOV.UK

17/03/2021  Women invited for a breast screening have an X-rays (mammograms) at a clinic or mobile breast screening unit. A female mammographer carries out the mammogram. Evidence base. Breast screening

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Breast Screening - Oxford University Hospitals

at two Breast Mobile Screening Units, which move between sites around Oxfordshire. In addition, the department provides an assessment clinic at OBIC for women whose mammograms showed a possible abnormality. At the assessment clinic, further tests are carried out, which can include further mammography, ultrasound imaging and core biopsies. Clinics . Breast Screening Clinics: Monday to

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Cambridge and Huntingdon breast screening service CUH

Screening mammography is carried out on the mobile mammography units, which travel to various sites around Cambridgeshire during each year. A small number of appointments within the Cambridge Breast Unit on the Addenbrooke’s site are offered to clients with enhanced needs, for example a learning disability or mobility issues. What happens at a breast screening appointment? You will be ...

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Breast screening - Public Health Wales

Breast screening looks for breast cancer before symptoms show. This involves taking mammograms, which are x-rays of the breast. At least two mammograms of each breast are taken. Breast Public Information. You'll find links to useful information regarding leaflets and services we offer as well as specific information for women with disabilities.

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Breast Screening at the Liverpool Breast Unit Royal ...

Women in the Breast Screening age-group registered with a General Practitioner in the Knowsley or Sefton areas also will receive a Breast Screening appointment according to a 3-year schedule. Appointments will be offered on one of our mobile units on our nearest available site to each GP practice. Appontments for clients who prefer not to are offered at the new Breast Screening Unit in the ...

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Where is my nearest screening van/hospital? :: Hampshire ...

Mobile screening units are detailed below. Current van locations. Andover. Andover War Memorial Hospital. Charlton Road. Andover. SP10 3LB. On-site parking is available for free for up to 30 minutes. PLEASE NOTE: NEW VAN LOCATION AT HOSPITAL - SEE MAP BELOW. Click here for a more detailed map. Basingstoke - Sainsbury's Kempshott. Please note a van will be available at this

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Screening programmes - Wiltshire Council

Cancer screening. Cancer screening programmes aim to prevent or detect cancer at a very early stage when the chance of a cure is highest. For this reason, all eligible people invited to screenings are encouraged to take part in the programmes. There are three cancer screening programmes delivered by the NHS. the NHS Breast Screening Programme

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Overview - The Chelmsford Colchester Breast Screening ...

Screening units do not offer drop-in screening on request. Breast screening for women aged 50-70 is by appointment only. Invitations for screening are sent automatically to women up until their 71st birthday. Women aged 71 or over can contact their breast screening unit to make an appointment every 3 years. Women with breast symptoms should see their GP.

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Breast screening: mobile screening unit specification - GOV.UK

The NHS breast screening programme's specification for mobile breast screening units (MBSUs), also called mobile digital trailers. From: Public Health England Published 1 October 2009. Documents ...

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Mobile screening units - UHD

Mobile screening units As each county only has one static breast screening unit, the majority of screening is performed on mobile units which travel around the county to different sites. In Dorset we have approximately 20 sites throughout the county, covering an area from Lyme Regis in the west, to Bournemouth in the east and north as far as Gillingham.

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Mobile Screening Unit / Trailer 1 - Newcastle Hospitals ...

03/06/2021  The mobile breast screening unit is based in the car park of Tesco Extra on Genesis Way, Consett. There is ample parking available and the site has good public transport links. For local travel advice, contact Traveline 7.00am – 9.00pm daily. (Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes) Helpline: 0871 200 2233. Or visit their website: Traveline North East. Women ...

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Breast Screening - Oxford University Hospitals

at two Breast Mobile Screening Units, which move between sites around Oxfordshire. In addition, the department provides an assessment clinic at OBIC for women whose mammograms showed a possible abnormality. At the assessment clinic, further tests are carried out, which can include further mammography, ultrasound imaging and core biopsies. Clinics . Breast Screening Clinics: Monday to

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Breast screening programme - Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

The North and East Devon Breast Screening Service, which is part of the NHS National Breast Screening Programme, is based at Matford Park in Exeter. You will be invited for a mammogram on one of the mobile units which should be close to where you live. Those who require further investigation will be invited to attend an assessment clinic in Exeter. All women aged between 50 and 70 are invited ...

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Where and when we screen - Newcastle Hospitals NHS ...

03/06/2021  > Breast screening > Screening appointments > Where and when we screen. Where and when we screen. When you receive your appointment letter, your screening appointment can be arranged in a convenient location. When you receive your appointment letter, your screening appointment can be arranged for the following locations . Westgate Walk in Centre (known as the static site) or; mobile

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My Appointment - porthosp.nhs.uk

The majority of screening is performed on a Mobile Screening Unit which visits 12 sites across the area to screen the local women. Screening also takes place within our Static Screening Unit, which is in Breast Services Department, D Level, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham. Second stage screening and any subsequent treatment is carried out at the Static Screening Unit, Breast Services ...

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Breast Screening Mobile Unit Coming to Forres on 10th ...

18/11/2020  Breast Screening Mobile Unit Coming to Forres on 10th December 2020 Culbin Medical Practice.

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Breast screening - East Kent Hospitals University NHS ...

It invites around 30,000 women for a screening mammogram each year. To find out more information about Breast Screening or to alter an appointment, please contact the Breast Screening Unit: Call: 01227 783000. Email: [email protected]

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Screening programmes - Wiltshire Council

Cancer screening. Cancer screening programmes aim to prevent or detect cancer at a very early stage when the chance of a cure is highest. For this reason, all eligible people invited to screenings are encouraged to take part in the programmes. There are three cancer screening programmes delivered by the NHS. the NHS Breast Screening Programme

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Mobile screening units - UHD

Mobile screening units As each county only has one static breast screening unit, the majority of screening is performed on mobile units which travel around the county to different sites. In Dorset we have approximately 20 sites throughout the county, covering an area from Lyme Regis in the west, to Bournemouth in the east and north as far as Gillingham.

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Mobile Screening Unit / Trailer 3 - Newcastle Hospitals ...

03/06/2021  Women who are attending the breast screening mobile unit in Morpeth can report directly to the staff in the unit. For patient safety reasons we request you refrain from bringing a companion with you. If you do need to be accompanied by a member of your family or carer, please restrict this to one person. Contact us. Telephone: 0191 282 0202. Consultants. Dr Nikhail Birdi Dr Nerys Forester Dr ...

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Where and when we screen - Newcastle Hospitals NHS ...

03/06/2021  > Breast screening > Screening appointments > Where and when we screen. Where and when we screen. When you receive your appointment letter, your screening appointment can be arranged in a convenient location. When you receive your appointment letter, your screening appointment can be arranged for the following locations . Westgate Walk in Centre (known as the static site) or; mobile

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NHS Ayrshire Arran - Breast screening

Mobile screening sites are chosen very carefully, they must: Have good public transport links. Have standard and disabled parking spaces close by. Be close to public toilet facilities because mobile units do not have toilets on board. Invitations for breast screening are sent out in batches according to the GP practice to which women in each location are registered. They are issued directly ...

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Breast Screening Southern Health Social Care Trust

27/07/2020  Dr Linda Johnston – Director of Breast Screening. Please note: The mobile screening units are very compact, therefore only if it is essential may a friend/ relative accompany you. Also please avoid bringing children onto the mobile unit. Assessment. Sometimes the mammograms do not give enough information and a further examination is needed before we can decide on a result. If this is the ...

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Pennine Breast Services – Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS ...

Women will be invited to one of our mobile breast screening units travelling across our region or to St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford. Women may be required to attend one of our clinics based at St Luke’s Hospital for further assessment. Pennine Breast Screening also undertakes the MRI surveillance of women with a higher risk of breast cancer. Referral pathways. All women aged between 50 and ...

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West Midlands Breast Screening Programme

The NHS breast screening programme was set up by the Department of Health, based on the recommendations of the Forrest report, which was published in 1986. The programme was launched in 1988 and it now offers free breast screening services to all women aged 50-70. The Cancer Reform Strategy (2007) outlined a further age extension to include women aged 47-49 and 71-73. This is part

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Breast screening - East Kent Hospitals University NHS ...

It invites around 30,000 women for a screening mammogram each year. To find out more information about Breast Screening or to alter an appointment, please contact the Breast Screening Unit: Call: 01227 783000. Email: [email protected]

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Breast Screening at the Liverpool Breast Unit Royal ...

Women in the Breast Screening age-group registered with a General Practitioner in the Knowsley or Sefton areas also will receive a Breast Screening appointment according to a 3-year schedule. Appointments will be offered on one of our mobile units on our nearest available site to each GP practice. Appontments for clients who prefer not to are offered at the new Breast Screening Unit in the ...

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West Midlands Breast Screening Programme

Breast screening has been available in Coventry for 30 years now and sadly a lot of women miss their appointments. To see if this trend can be reversed, we are now offering you a text reminder service just prior to your appointment. You can give us your mobile phone number in several ways: Use our online form to submit your mobile number. Click here to open the online form. Telephone the ...

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