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Thank you for attending the Why was I asked to attend for What can I do if I notice any change assessment? in my breasts? breast assessment clinic. One in every 20 women screened is Please see your GP without delay. He invited to the breast assessment clinic for or she may wish to refer you to a breast additional tests. Something was noticed clinic. If you have any further questions, This leaflet is designed to on your mammogram (breast x-ray) which please contact your breast care nurse: answer some questions you required further investigation. The doctor may have about this stage you have seen at the breast assessment clinic will have explained in more detail Name: .............................................................. in the breast screening why you were invited to attend. process. Tel: .................................................................... What was the outcome of my assessment? All the tests that have been carried out are satisfactory. What happens next? You will continue to receive an invitation for breast screening every 3 years. If you are over 70 you will not automatically be invited for screening, but are encouraged to make your own appointment by contacting your local screening centre (see details overleaf). What should I do between now and my next appointment? It is important to check your breasts regularly so that you are aware of any change that may occur. Please read the leaflet Breast awareness: looking out for changes. Breast aware lookin ness: g out fo chang r es Screening centres Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (also covering South Eastern HSC Trust) The Screening Centre 12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast BT2 8BS Tel: 028 9033 3700 Northern Health and Social Care Trust For further information on breast Northern Area Breast Screening and Assessment Unit screening in Northern Ireland or for Level A, Antrim Area Hospital this leaflet in other languages or 45 Bush Road, Antrim BT41 2RL Tel: 028 9442 4425 alternative formats, visit www.cancerscreening.n-i.nhs.uk Southern Health and Social Care Trust or contact your local The Breast Screening Unit Lurgan Hospital screening centre. Sloan Street, Lurgan BT66 8NX Tel: 028 3834 7083 Western Health and Social Care Trust The Breast Screening Unit Ground Floor, The Nurses’ Home Altnagelvin Area Hospital Glenshane Road, Londonderry BT47 6SB Tel: 028 7161 1443 Satisfactory test results – what Designed and produced by the Health Promotion Agency now? 01/09 for Northern Ireland and the Quality Assurance Reference Centre on behalf of the DHSSPS.
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