Published 1 June 2015
Last updated 23 September 2021
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23 September 2021
Added 'Breast screening: identifying and reducing inequalities'.
26 August 2021
Added 'screening office management' to service-specific guidance.
26 July 2021
Addition of new guidance on reporting equipment issues, faults and incidents to Equipment quality control and testing section.
2 February 2021
Added link to Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) for 'Quality assurance guidelines for surgeons in breast screening'.
12 January 2021
Added guidance on Partial or incomplete screening mammography.
1 October 2020
Added 'Hologic 3Dimensions digital mammography system in 2D mode', 'IMS Giotto Class digital mammography system in 2D mode' and 'GE Senographe Pristina digital mammography system in 2D mode'.
21 September 2020
Added 3 new reports: Implementing remote image reading, Reporting breast images from home and Remote radiographic supervision.
3 September 2020
Added Breast screening: quality assurance guidelines for breast pathology services.
12 August 2020
Added Hologic 3Dimensions in tomosynthesis mode, Siemens Mammomat Revelation evaluation and IMS Giotto Class evaluation.
17 July 2020
Added Issuing provisional or verbal pathology reports to Good practice in breast screening section.
10 July 2020
Added new guidance on overseas recruitment for local breast screening services.
28 April 2020
Added GE Healthcare Senographe Pristina DBT system evaluation.
2 March 2020
Added Siemens Inspiration PRIME system and GE Healthcare Senographe Pristina 2D system.
10 February 2020
Added link to guidance on opting out of breast screening.
9 December 2019
Added Fujifilm Amulet Innovality DBT and Hologic 3Dimensions in 2D mode system practical evaluations.
21 June 2019
Added 'Breast screening: transferring specimens between laboratories' document.
20 February 2019
Added 'Breast screening: failsafe batches' to Programme Guidelines section.
28 January 2019
Addition of guidance for clinical nurse specialists to document collection
18 January 2019
Added 'Breast screening: GE Senographe Pristina DBT system evaluation' report.
18 December 2018
Added 'Breast screening: Siemens Mammomat Inspiration VB60' to Equipment Technical Evaluations list.
21 November 2018
Added 'Breast screening programme: supporting women with learning disabilities'.
12 November 2018
Added 'Breast screening: IMS Giotto Class DBT system'.
5 November 2018
Addition of new guidance on leading a breast screening programme to document collection
22 October 2018
Addition of new ergonomics in mammography guidance to document collection.
8 October 2018
Addition of Breast screening: how to record vacuum-assisted excisions to document collection
7 March 2018
Added technical evaluation of the Fujifilm AMULET Innovality digital breast tomosynthesis system.
20 December 2017
Added out-of-area guidance and duty of candour toolkit to collection.
23 October 2017
Added 'Breast screening: radiation risk with digital mammography' to new 'research and reviews' group.
9 August 2017
Added interval cancer guidance and programme specific operating model.
12 April 2017
Added implants imaging guidance and consolidated standards.
31 August 2016
Added arbitration guidance.
29 March 2016
Technical evaluation of Siemans Inspiration PRIME mammography system added.
29 January 2016
Added digital tomosynthesis system evaluation.
30 December 2015
Added 2 new documents under equipment.
5 October 2015
Added previously-published quality assurance documents to breast screening professional guidance.
1 June 2015