Portsmouth: breast screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Portsmouth held on 30 October 2018.


QA report: breast screening programme, Portsmouth

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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

  • data and reports from external organisations

  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations

  • information collected during pre-visits to review pathology reports and slides, radiology and surgical performance, and attendance at a multidisciplinary team meeting

  • information shared with the South regional SQAS as part of the visit process

Published 25 March 2019