If you have been invited for screening, or have been for screening and have any questions about the result, you should contact the name and address shown on your invitation letter or result letter. If you are worried about a specific problem, or otherwise worried about the risks of cancer, then you should talk to your GP.
Screening is for people without symptoms. If you are concerned about any symptoms, please contact your GP or visit NHS Direct Online. You GP can arrange the appropriate investigations such as a breast ultrasound scan to diagnose your symptoms.
Remedica breast screening DVDs
Click on the images below to view the English language patient modules. The modules are also available in Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali and Cantonese languages. All modules, including those for physicians, are available; Remedica breast screening DVDs.
Copies of the DVD are obtainable from the publications orderline.
There is a variety of information available in different formats designed to assist in answering questions about breast screening. There is a selection of audio and video resources as well as information and instruction leaflets.
NHS Breast Screening
Leaflets: British signed
2011 Annual Review
It's your choice
- NHSBSP home page
- Programme publications
About breast screening
- What is breast screening?
- What does the NHS Breast Screening Programme do?
- When was the NHS Breast Screening Programme set up?
- 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