Breast screening: organising a programme

Information for local providers and commissioners on local organisation of NHS breast screening.


Organising a breast screening programme

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Commissioners and providers should use this document to ensure a fit for service breast screening programme.

It includes information on:

  • national programme organisation
  • breast screening processes
  • forrest units
  • minimum size for programmes
  • quality assurance
  • clinical management
  • essential requirements
Published 1 December 2002