This course describes the NHS Breast Screening Programme in all four United Kingdom countries and the importance of the GP's role. Using case scenarios and reflection of your own practice, you will learn about the advantages and limitations of breast screening, barriers to engagement and explore ways in which you can maximise patient engagement.

This course is FREE to all healthcare professionals in the UK.

This course has been developed in partnership with NHS Cancer Screening Programmes.


Start Breast Cancer Screening - The Essentials
Time to complete this course: 30 minutes
Date of publication: October 2013
Reviewed and Updated: April 2021