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Breast screening

Breast screening is currently offered at 3-yearly intervals to women aged from 50 up to their 71st birthday in England.

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.