Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals: breast screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 10 February 2016.


QA report: breast cancer screening, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Quality assurance (QA) visits are carried out by the Public Health England screening quality assurance service (SQAS).

The evidence for this report comes from:

  • routine monitoring data collected by the NHS Screening Programmes

  • data and reports from external organisations as appropriate

  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations as appropriate

  • information collected during pre-review visits: a selection of evidence completed by the programme covering a number of specialist areas within breast screening

  • information shared with the QA team as part of the visit process

Published 11 January 2019