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IMPORTANT NOTICE

PLEASE NOTE JULY AND AUGUST APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MOSTLY ON THE DAY BOOKINGS.

The Breast Screening Programme

 

All eligible women age 50 – 70 registered with this practice will shortly be invited for breast screening (mammogram). You will receive your appointment letter through the post inviting you to a mobile unit situated in the grounds of, Tesco Car Park, Silverburn.

 

If the appointment is unsuitable, please call the centre to rearrange it.

 

 

Women 71 and over can request an appointment by contacting the Breast Screening Centre:

 

0141 800 8800 or Text phone 0141 800 8858

 

 

Breast screening every 3 years is the best way to detect breast cancer early when treatment is most likely to be effective.

 

For further information visit the website: Screening Scotland NHS inform

 

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

smiling_patientYou have the right to be treated with courtesy, dignity and respect.

It is your responsibility to extend the same courtesy and politeness to the practice team.

It is your responsibility not to misuse appointments that may be required for other patient.

You have the right to be informed if you will be kept waiting for more than thirty minutes past your appointment time.

It is your responsibility to inform us in advance if you are unable to keep your appointment or if you are going to be late

You have the right to request a home visit if your illness or infirmity renders you housebound.

It is your responsibility not to request a home visit unless it is strictly medically necessary.  Please note that your doctor has both the right and responsibility to make a final decision on whether a home visit will be made.



 
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