Training and continuing professional development (CPD) for people working in the NHS breast screening programme (BSP) in England.
This guide sets out education and training resources available to healthcare professionals working in the NHS breast screening programme (BSP).
GPs should complete the British Medical Journal’s breast cancer screening in the NHS module to learn about:
- how to advise women who are worried about breast cancer
- what information to give women
- how to advise women who have questions about the NHS breast screening programme
Physicians: video learning modules
Watch 4 medical animations for health professionals showing the:
- anatomy of the breast
- development and treatment of breast cancer
There are 6 designated training centres in England which provide specialist training for staff working in breast screening.
The training centres work closely with quality assurance directors and breast screening units to meet training needs of staff working in the breast screening programme.
South East London National Breast Screening Training Centre
King's College Hospital
Telephone 020 3299 3870
The Jarvis Breast Centre Education and Training Centre
Yasmeen Malik, Education Manager
The Jarvis Breast Centre
Education and training department
60 Stoughton Road
Telephone 01483 402629
St George's National Breast Education Centre
Claire Borrelli, Head of Education and Clinical Training
The Rose Centre
St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone 0208 725 1534
Nottingham International Breast Education Centre
Telephone 0115 969 1169 ext 59030 or 59031
University of Salford (in conjunction with the Nightingale Centre)
University of Salford
Claire Mercer, Programme Leader
Telephone 0161 295 3865
University of Leeds
Imelda Marshall, breast imaging lead
Division of Biomedical Imaging
Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Leeds
Telephone 0113 3431817
Education and training: all programmes
Read and download education and training resources for all screening programmes.