South-West London: breast screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to South West London Breast Screening Service (SWLBSS) held on 9 October 2018.


QA report: breast screening programme, South West 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) and commissioner

  • information collected during pre-review visits to the service; 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 15 March 2019