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11 months of screening time lost during Covid according to Breastcheck

Aug 26, 2022 13:08 By News Northern Sound
11 months of screening time lost during Covid according to Breastcheck 11 months of screening time lost during Covid according to Breastcheck
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The amount of screenings in 2021 was drastically down on the previous year.

Breastcheck lost 11 months of screening time due to the worst impact of Covid.

Just under 67,000 women were invited for a free mammogram in 2020, compared to over 233,000 in 2019.

170,713 women were sent invites for screening last year, according to the Irish Independent.

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The service was paused between March and the end of October in 2020, and from January to March last year.

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