Guidance

Breast screening: ultrasound scanners standards

Information on purchasing, installing, maintaining and the quality assurance of breast ultrasound scanners for the NHS breast screening programme.

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Use this document to make sure ultrasound scanning equipment meets the standards required for the NHS breast screening programme.

This document covers information on:

  • clinical requirements
  • equipment selection and supply
  • quality assurance
  • evidence based baseline testing
  • evidence based acceptance testing
  • evidence based physics testing