Breast screening


The North London Breast Screening Service (NLBSS) is part of the National Breast Screening Programme and is one of the largest breast screening services in England. NLBSS provides a free breast screening service for women aged between 47 and 73, resident within Barnet, Brent, Camden, Enfield, Haringey, Harrow and West Hertfordshire. We aim to provide and promote an efficient and effective, high quality breast screening service, to all eligible women within a caring environment. Breast screening using full field digital mammography aims to find breast cancer at an early stage, often before there are any symptoms. Early detection may often mean simpler and more successful treatment.  Breast screening takes place at Edgware Hospital and the Forest Road static site, as well as at further multiple sites using five breast screening mobile units. The service is hosted on the Edgware Community hospitals site where assessment clinics also takes place. 

For more information on this service please visit the North London Breast Screening Service website.

PHE have set up a free helpline for women. If you:

  • have been diagnosed with breast cancer at any time since you were 71 years old
  • have changed address or GP
  • would like further information

Please call the free helpline on: 0800 169 2692.

For further information please visit the Public Health England website


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  • Edgware Community Hospital

    Deansbrook House

    Deansbrook Road
    HA8 9BA

    Tel: 020 8951 4045

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