Breast screening saves lives from breast cancer.
Lives are saved because cancers are diagnosed and treated earlier than they would have without screening.
Some women have not responded to their invitation to attend due to fears about Covid.
Please be reassured that screening is safe, please see below link for more information:
Women aged between 50 and 70 years old are invited for screening every 3 years.
Women over 71 can also self refer.
Any questions regarding screening please call the breast screening unit on: