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Breast Screening

Breast Cancer Screening Services survey

The NHS would like to improve how breast cancer screening services are delivered across London, Hertsmere, Watford and Three Rivers. We have created a survey to help us to understand your experiences of NHS breast cancer screening services across the region, as well as what you think we need to do to improve these services in the future. This survey will close on Sunday 1 October 2023. All information provided will be anonymous. It should take no more than 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

What we do

If you have been referred to the breast screening unit via the National Breast Screening Programme:

Breast imaging services we offer

South East London Breast Screening Service is part of the National NHS Breast Screening Programme. The aim of screening is to find breast cancers when they are small and can be treated more effectively.

There are two separate breast imaging services at King’s:
• GPs should refer symptomatic women to the Breast Care Clinic.
• well women (women without symptoms) are invited to the South East London Breast Screening Service.

How we will care for you

COVID-19 (coronavirus) service update

Please note that breast screening appointments are deemed as essential activity and are therefore still taking place.

Breast screening is important. It offers a significant opportunity for the early detection of breast cancer which increases the chances of recovery and reduces the need for treatments like chemotherapy.

Breast screening units across London have put measures in place to help people stay safe and keep their distance. Access to screening services is also easier as you can have your appointment on a day and time of your choice.

Watch the video below to find out more about the measures that have been put in place to increase patient safety during COVID-19 and the importance of attending breast screenings. Visit YouTube for translated versions of the video.

Improving breast cancer awareness in south east London
The South East London Cancer Alliance (SELCA) has worked with partners across south east London, including the Southwark Culture Health and Wellbeing Partnership, to encourage and support women from Black African communities to attend their breast cancer screening appointment.

Students from the London College of Communication created a series of thought-provoking animations, featuring the testimonials of Black African women living across Southwark. The films highlight the importance of breast awareness and screening as key routes to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer which can save lives. Watch the films and find out more information.

Screening locations
Screening is carried out either on one of our mobile units or at static sites in South East London. These are at:

  • King’s College Hospital:
    – Breast Radiology, Cheyne Wing, SE5 8RX (see full location below)
    – Breast Screening, Camberwell Building, 104 Denmark Hill, SE5 8RX
  • Bromley Phoenix Centre, BR2 9JG
  • Sydenham Savacentre, SE26 4PU
  • St Paul’s Cray Clinic, BR5 2RJ
  • Memorial Hospital, SE18 3RZ
  • Queen Mary’s Hospital, DA14 6LT

If you have any questions or you would like to know more, has further information and advice.

Preparing for your appointment

Call us on 020 3758 2024 or email [email protected] before your mammogram if you:

  • have breast implants
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding.

If you have any form of disability or additional needs please also call or email as above and we can ensure your needs are met through longer appointment times, accessibility to screening sites and additional support from staff.

South East London Breast Screening Service has more information about what to expect at your appointment.


Ground floor, Cheyne Wing, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Contact Details

  • Breast Radiology appointments and queries email: [email protected]
  • The email address above should only be used for breast radiology enquiries. If you are a GP or patient please contact the Breast Care unit on [email protected]
  • Breast Radiology appointments and queries tel: +44 (0)20 3299 3380
  • Clinical nurse specialist: +44 (0)20 3299 3615

Patient information leaflets

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Conditions we treat

There are two separate breast imaging services at King’s:

  • GPs should refer symptomatic women to the Breast Care Clinic.
  • well women are invited to the (South East London Breast Screening Service). We invite women aged 50-70, and some women aged between 47 and 49 years or 71 and 73 years old. Women aged 71 or over can also book a screening appointment. The screening service is described below.

Booking a patient at King’s

Routine Referrals

Women aged over 71 years old or over can book a screening mammogram by phoning 020 3758 2024.

All other eligible women will be sent an invitation to a screening.

Emergency Referrals

Not applicable – this is a screening service for well women.

Key Clinical Staff

Name Role
Dr Bhavna Batohi Consultant Radiologist
Mrs Gill Bowman Clinical Nurse Specialist- Breast Screening.
Dr Charlotte Longman Consultant
Mrs Viv Milnes Consultant Radiographer
Dr Juliet Morel Consultant Radiologist
Miss Janet Sedgwick Lead CNS Breast Screening
Dr Rema Wasan Consultant Radiologist