NHSBSP: Resources for the public

NHS Breast Screening: It's Your Choice DVD/VHS

NHS Breast Screening: It's Your Choice

Available in DVD or VHS, it explains about receiving your invitation for screening, the screening process, and what the results mean. It includes versions in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali and Urdu, in addition to a British Sign Language option.

NHS Breast Screening: It's Your Choice

NHS Breast Screening

NHS Breast Screening

Designed to ensure that women are told what screening can and cannot achieve, the leaflet includes an explanation about false positive and false negative results, and addresses the need to inform patients about the use made of personal information for audit, as set out in the General Medical Council guidance on confidentiality.

NHS Breast Screening (English)
NHS Breast Screening (translated into 18 languages)
NHS Breast Screening (large print)

Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).
A Braille version is also available.

Over 70? You are still entitled to breast screening

Over 70? You are still entitled to breast screening

This leaflet tells women over 70 that they are entitled to request breast screening every three years. It explains the risks of breast cancer and encourages older women to be breast aware.

Over 70? You are still entitled to breast screening
(available in seven languages).


Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).

Information about breast screening appointment cards for the over 70s

Screening appointment cards for the over 70s


Breast implants and breast screening

Breast Implants and Breast Screening

All women in the screening age group are invited for screening, including those with breast implants who may have specific requirements and concerns. This leaflet is designed to give women information about how breast implants affect mammography.

The leaflet is designed to give women information about how breast implants affect mammography.

Breast implants and breast screening


Be Breast Aware

Be Breast Aware

A leaflet produced by the NHS Breast Screening Programme and the Cancer Research UK

Be Breast Aware (English and 18 other languages)
Be Breast Aware (large print)


Available in other formats

British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set

An Easy Guide to Breast Screening

An easy guide to breast screening

A picture leaflet for women with a learning disability to tell them about breast screening and where to get more information.

An Easy Guide to Breast Screening


Breast Screening: Your Health, Your Choice (DVD)

DVD front cover of Breast Screening: Your Health, Your Choice

Aimed at women in the Chinese and South Asian communities, explains how the NHS Breast Screening Programme is organised, what is involved in having a mammogram and the benefits and difficulties associated with screening.

Breast Screening: Your Health, Your Choice (DVD)


Programme Promotion Posters

NHS Cancer Screening Programmes' posters

High resolution PDF files of the screening programme posters produced by the NHSCSP. You may download them for your own use, and add a local contact number (eg of a local screening centre) if you wish. The posters may not be altered in any other way without the permission of the NHSCSP.

Posters (programme promotion)