Breast screening: quality assurance standards in radiology

An outline of professional responsibilities in breast screening radiology including quality standards, standards for working practice, and interval cancers.


Quality assurance guidelines for breast cancer screening radiology

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This document contains standards for:

  • quality
  • working practice
  • audit and review of interval cancers
Published 1 March 2011