West Midlands Breast Screening Programme Breast Screening Programme
West Midlands Breast Screening Programme

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1 - You will receive your invitation approximately 3 weeks before your screening appointment.

Receive screening invitation

2 - You can change the time, date or location of your appointment by contacting your local service or by completing the online change appointment form

Change appointment time or date

3 - At reception you will be asked to confirm your details.

Reception desk at the screening office

Reception desk at the mobile office

4 - Please note that if your appointment is at a mobile unit you will have to go up a few small steps.

Mobile screening unit

5 - A female radiographer will take 2 x-rays of each breast.

Mammography (Breast x-ray)

6 - Your x-rays are read independently by two highly qualified and experienced film readers to look for any abnormalities.

Film reader

7 - You will receive your results letter within 2 weeks.

Results letter    

Be Breast Aware

link to 5 point code video

Become familiar with your breasts and how they change.

Learn about breast awareness

About Breast Screening

What is a Mammography

Breast Screening (Mammography) is an x-ray examination of the breasts and is a method of finding breast cancer at a very early stage.

Learn more about screening

Where We Screen

Where do we screen

We screen at various convenient places across the region.

Find out where we screen