Breast Cancer: Screening:Written question - 161068

Asked by Stephen Timms
(East Ham)

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Asked on: 05 July 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Breast Cancer: Screening
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the answer of 28 June 2018 to Question 157012, what the timeframe is for eligible women in (a) central and (b) east London to be offered an appointment in line with national breast screening standards.
Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 10 July 2018

Women are currently being offered appointments in line with NHS England’s agreed recovery plan for Central and East London and the national breast screening standard, with 90% or more women invited within 36 months of their previous screen, by October 2019.

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