Your appointment :: Central & East London Breast Screening Service
We are in the process of centralising the Breast Screening booking system across the London NHS Breast Screening Programme and soon we will have a new centralised hub where you will be able to change your appointments online. For general appointment enquires or to change your appointment please contact us on 020 3758 2024.

Information in other languages

Information about breast screening should be available to everybody. This area of the website lets you change information into the different languages that are commonly spoken in London.

The website uses a tool called 'Google translate' to automatically change one language into another via the internet. This is a valuable service, but it is automated so can present some problems with word for word translation. We have tried to use plain English on the website so it is clear and easy to read, and the automated translation makes it accessible to many more people.

If you require further language assistance, please contact The Barts and the London health advocacy service on

Free phone: 0800 056 6359

Your appointment

If you have received an invitation letter or would just like to find out more about what happens at a screening appointment, you should find all the information you need amongst the following pages.

About your appointment

Women reading her invite letter
If you are between 50 and 70 years old you will automatically receive an appointment letter...
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Need to change your appointment?

Zora answering the telephone
If you have an appointment and it’s not convenient, that is not a problem...
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What to expect

Client talking to a Breast cancer nurse
When you arrive for your breast screening appointment, you will be met by a member...
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Why attend?

Recptionists at reception
Breast screening helps find cancer earlier. This means that treatment can be potentially less...
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How to find us

Map of London
Do you need directions to your screening appointment?
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Your results

Women reading her results which were sent in the post
You will recieve your results in two to three weeks...
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Further tests

Radiographer looking at breast x-rays
If you have been invited back for further tests, this does not necessarily mean...
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When we screen

Women leaving a mobile screening unit
You can find out when you are due to receive your next screening appointment...
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