South Birmingham Breast Screening Programme
South Birmingham

South Birmingham Breast Screening Service

The South Birmingham Breast Screening Service is part of the National Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) and invites over 15,000 local women for screening each year. We provide a free breast screening service for women aged between 47 and 70, resident in Heart of Birmingham and South Birmingham PCTs. If you are over 70 you may contact us for an appointment but you will not currently be automatically invited.

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

link to unit videoBreast 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.

Read more about breast screening

To view a video about our screening unit please click here.

Step by Step guide to breast screening

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Change your appointment

Make or Change an Appointment

If you have been invited to make an appointment or 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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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


Latest news

We are now screening at the Birmingham Women's Hospital, Broadmeadow Health Centre and Sparkbroook Health Centre.

Please contact the main screening office for queries.

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Be Breast Aware

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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