Guidance

Breast screening: women wanting to attend service out of area

Guidance for breast screening providers on dealing with requests from women who ask to be screened outside their area.

Documents

Appendix 1: Inviting service: managing a request for screening elsewhere

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Appendix 2: Receiving service: accepting an out-of-area screening request

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Details

This guide outlines policy on the screening of women at a different NHS breast screening unit from the one the screening provider invites her to attend. Attending an alternative screening unit is called ‘out-of-area screening’.

Published 19 December 2017