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Breast screening

Breast screening is provided under the National Breast Screening Programme for women aged between 50yrs and 70 yrs, who are resident in Southern Derbyshire and registered with a general practitioner (GP).

Invitations for screening are sent automatically approximately 3 weeks before the appointment time.

Women will be sent a letter and called to either the London Road Community Hospital or to one of the mobile screening vans which are situated in one of 10 sites throughout the region.

Locations for the mobile units are as follows;

  • Swadlincote

  • Alfreton

  • Ilkeston

  • Long Eaton

  • Belper

  • Ripley

  • Heanor

  • Ashbourne

  • Wirksworth

  • Hilton


Limited appointments are available at the Royal Derby Hospital.

For further information regarding Breast Screening, please contact the unit on 01332 785336.