The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Breast Screening


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About Us

Who Are We ?

Leeds Wakefield Breast Screening Service provides screening facilities for over 150,000 women in the districts of Leeds, Wakefield and Pontefract. Based at Seacroft Hospital, the service is part of the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP). The Unit at Seacroft Hospital is the administration and assessment centre for the service.

Screening facilities are provided at four static sites (St James University Hospital, image357Wharfedale General Hospital, King Street Medical Centre and Junction 32) and two mobile mammography units which are sited throughout the area.

We provide a free breast screening service to ladies who live within the  Leeds, Wakefield areas every 3 years by routine appointment. Invitation is for women aged 50-70 although with the new age extension trial, ladies between 47-73 may be invited also.