Procedures to ensure the interval between breast screening and invitation for the next screen is 36 months for all eligible women.
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The time interval between screening and invitation is the round length.
This publication sets out guidelines for breast screening services to meet a 36 month round length.
It includes information about:
- building a new screening plan
- maintaining the time interval
- reasons the target round length gets missed
Published: 1 May 2008
Updated: 9 October 2017
- Updated to take account of the Breast Screening Select system, the call/recall function administered by screening services.
- First published.