Guidelines for managing incidents in the Breast Screening Programme
Published January 2009 | ISBN 9 78 1 84463 053 0
This guidance sets out advice on best practice for managing incidents in the NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP). It updates previous guidance published in 2004 to reflect changes in the NHS and includes lessons learned from previous incidents.
The guidelines are available as a PDF on the NBSS website to staff working in the NHSBSP. The PDF is available to other NHS staff on request to the national office of the NHS Cancer Screening Programmes (0114 271 1060).
- NHSBSP home page
- Programme publications
- About breast screening
- What is breast screening?
- What does the NHS Breast Screening Programme do?
- What happens at a breast screening unit?
- Why are women under 50 not routinely invited?
- Are women screened over the age of 70?
- Screening women at higher risk
- Does breast screening save lives?
- Does breast screening have any risks?
- What is Digital Mammography?
- Research in breast screening
- About breast cancer
- Programme logistics
- Frequently asked questions
- Programme statistics
- Mammography equipment reports
- Programme news index
- Useful links