City, Sandwell & Walsall Breast Screening Programme
City, Sandwell & Walsall

City, Sandwell and Walsall Breast Screening Service

The City, Sandwell and Walsall Breast Screening Service is part of the National Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) and invites over 55,000 local women for screening each year. We provide a free breast screening service for well women aged between 50 and 70, resident in East and North Birmingham, Heart of Birmingham , Sandwell and Walsall PCTs.

We aim to provide and promote an efficient and effective, high quality breast screening service, to all eligible women within a caring environment.

Breast screening aims to find breast cancer at an early stage, often before there are any symptoms. To do this, an x-ray is taken of each breast (mammogram). Early detection may often mean simpler and more successful treatment.

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Invitation for breast screening

Invitation for Breast Screening

Screening is normally organised according to your GP practice. Once every three years your GP practice will be contacted and all women between the ages of 50 and 70 will be invited.

Find out more about when your practice is due

Change your appointment

Changing Your Appointment

If you already have an appointment, but would like to change it, we will be very happy to arrange this for you

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Language Options

Information and advice for patients about the breast screening process is available in English as well as a choice of languages. Please click on the links below to download this information in your chosen language.

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Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer poster

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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.

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Where We Screen

Where do we screen

We screen at various convenient places across the region.

Find out where we screen

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