Welcome to the NHS breast screening website for England

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.

Remedica breast screening DVD: Patient module 1 Breast anatomy Remedica breast screening DVD: Patient module 2 Going for screening Remedica breast screening DVD: Patient module 3 Mammography Remedica breast screening DVD: Patient module 4 Further assessment

Copies of the DVD are obtainable from the publications orderline.

Information Resources

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.

Link to an overview of a leaflet providing info about breast screening Link to information about British Sign Language DVD Link to NHS Breast Screening Programme 2011 Annual Review It's your choice DVD
NHS Breast Screening
Leaflets: British signed
2011 Annual Review
It's your choice