Quality assurance (QA) visits are carried out by the Public Health England screening quality assurance service (SQAS).
The evidence for this report comes from:
routine monitoring data collected by the NHS screening programmes
evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioners
information collected during pre-review visits to administration and clerical, radiography (including image review), radiology (including image review), medical physics, breast care nursing, pathology slide review, surgical case note review, observation of the multidisciplinary team meeting and a ‘right results’ walkthrough
information shared with SQAS (London) routinely and as part of the visit process