Breast screening: mammography imaging equipment evaluation

This publication was withdrawn on 31 August 2016

This document is no longer in use. Read Breast screening: imaging equipment evaluation and protocol for current guidance.

Procedures to assess the quality of mammographic x-ray equipment used in NHS breast screening.


This publication explains the protocol for assessing mammography imaging equipment.

It includes information about:

  • choosing equipment to evaluate
  • evaluating staff workloads
  • selecting time periods to assess