South West London Breast Screening Programme
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1 - You will receive your invitation approximately 3 weeks before your screening appointment.

Receive screening invitation

2 - You can change the time, date or location of your appointment by calling 020 8725 2723 or

by completing the online change appointment form

Change appointment time or date

3 - At reception you will be asked to confirm your details.


Please note if your appointment is at a mobile unit you will have to go up a few small steps.

Mobile screening unit

4 - A female radiographer will take 2 x-rays of each breast.

Mammography (Breast x-ray)

5 - Your x-rays are read by two highly qualified and experienced film readers to look for any abnormalities.

Film reader

6 - You will receive your results letter within 2 weeks.

Results letter    

The Rose Centre

What is a Mammography

The Rose Centre opened in 2011. This modern facility provides Breast Screening for women local to St.Georges Hospital. The centre is also a diagnostic centre for all women screened in South West London. Having been formerly based at the Duchess of Kent Unit for many years it was a welcome move to this site.

Step-by-Step Guide

step by step guide

Understand what's involved in having a breast x-ray (mammogram).

Download the guide (multilingual)

About Breast Screening

What is a Mammography

Breast Screening (Mammography) is an x-ray examination of the breasts and is a method of finding breast cancer at a very early stage.

Learn more about screening

Where We Screen

We screen at various convenient places across South West London.

Find out where we screen

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