London Breast Screening

Working for London's NHS Breast Screening Programme

The NHS Breast Screening Programme aims to detect cancer in women between the ages of 50 to 70 through early detection.

Nationally the programme screens over 2 million women annually and diagnoses about 16,500 cancers. This number is expected to rise by 2026.

London's NHS Breast Screening Programme are looking for qualified Radiographer Practitioners, to come and work with them to support in identifying breast cancers earlier and facilitate better outcomes for the female population of London.

Would you like a career in breast screening?

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in people lives, be at the cutting edge of medical technology, and also work flexibly? Then a career in breast screening may be for you.

By undertaking high quality breast imaging/mammograms, you will be detecting breast cancers at an earlier stage. This will lead to reduced mortality rates and better outcomes for individuals.

How to join the breast screening team

A career in breast screening could come via two separate pathways, a qualified Radiographer taking a Pg certificate qualification or via the Mammography Associate Apprenticeship route. Both pathways lead to a qualification in Mammography.

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Breast Screening training in London

Training and education are delivered via the national breast screening training centres, partner universities and colleges, and in house training from your colleagues within the breast screening service you are employed by.

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