North London Breast screening service: breast screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North London Breast Screening Service held on 20 March 2019.


Quality Assurance visit report: North London Breast Screening Service

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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

Published 8 August 2019