What’s adding to the scheduling deficit?
When it comes to detecting breast cancer, time is of the essence. But you’re facing ongoing scheduling challenges that stop you from moving forward at the pace you need to.
Backlog of mammograms
A significant backlog of missed mammograms is making it difficult to assess which patients to prioritise first, with staff members unable to keep up with growing waiting lists.
Too many breast screening departments are under-staffed and overworked, impacting sustainability of screening programmes.
Extra COVID-19 safety measures put in place have meant imaging centres are operating at a reduced capacity.