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Breast Cancer: Screening

Volume 459: debated on Thursday 3 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what estimate her Department has made of the attendance take-up rate of women aged between 50 and 70 years attending breast cancer screenings in each London primary care trust area; and if she will make a statement; (133761)

(2) what assessment she has made of the impact of recent trends in the number of breast screenings in North London;

(3) how many breast screening appointments were undertaken by each primary care trust in London in each of the last five years for which figures are available;

(4) how many breast screenings were undertaken by each primary care trust in London in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

[holding answer 30 April 2007]: The following tables show the coverage of women aged 50-70 in the London strategic health authority (SHA) area by primary care trust as at 31 March 2006. They also show the number of invites in the last four years by breast screening unit.

Additional information can also be found in ‘Breast Screening Programme, England 2005-06’ (ISBN: 1-84636-095-1), a copy of which is available in the Library.

The other information requested is not held centrally.

Breast screening programme: coverage of women aged 50-70 in London strategic health authority by primary care trust, 31 March 2006

50-70

50-52

Org code

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

London strategic health authority

719,656

395,499

55.0

127,764

48,119

37.7

Barking and Dagenham PCT

5C2

14,514

9,039

62.3

2,568

1,079

42.0

Barnet PCT

5A9

35,299

19,296

54.7

6,034

2,225

36.9

Bexley Care Trust

TAK

24,914

17,433

70.0

3,956

1,523

38.5

Brent Teaching PCT

5K5

27,565

14,569

52.9

5,118

2,033

39.7

Bromley PCT

5A7

36,613

23,868

65.2

5,706

2,335

40.9

Camden PCT

5K7

16,960

8,202

48.4

2,978

765

25.7

City and Hackney PCT

5C3

17,456

7,755

44.4

3,679

887

24.1

Croydon PCT

5K9

34,644

18,078

52.2

6,061

1,848

30.5

Ealing PCT

5HX

31,366

16,658

53.1

5,723

2,244

39.2

Enfield PCT

5C1

28,535

14,727

51.6

4,935

1,765

35.8

Greenwich Teaching PCT

5A8

21,548

13,676

63.5

3,902

1,773

45.4

Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

5H1

14,348

6,408

44.7

2,609

734

28.1

Haringey Teaching PCT

5C9

22,381

10,036

44.8

4,233

1,351

31.9

Harrow PCT

5K6

24,228

15,295

63.1

4,118

2,077

50.4

Havering PCT

5A4

29,541

19,107

64.7

4,572

1,938

42.4

Hillingdon PCT

5AT

25,638

15,392

60.0

4,407

2,151

48.8

Hounslow PCT

5HY

22,695

11,132

49.1

4,179

1,388

33.2

Islington PCT

5K8

15,991

7,982

49.9

2,968

1,008

34.0

Kensington and Chelsea PCT

5LA

16,012

6,925

43.2

2,763

759

27.5

Kingston PCT

5A5

16,680

10,020

60.1

2,997

1,236

41.2

Lambeth PCT

5LD

22,801

12,597

55.2

4,529

1,867

41.2

Lewisham PCT

5LF

22,293

13,693

61.4

4,125

1,935

46.9

Newham PCT

5C5

20,368

9,903

48.6

3,973

1,553

39.1

Redbridge PCT

5NA

24,673

13,179

53.4

4,410

2,001

45.4

Richmond and Twickenham PCT

5M6

18,961

9,932

52.4

3,242

1,268

39.1

Southwark PCT

5LE

19,974

10,997

55.1

3,930

1,277

32.5

Sutton and Merton PCT

5M7

37,178

21,518

57.9

6,348

2,455

38.7

Tower Hamlets PCT

5C4

13,372

6,206

46.4

2,478

927

37.4

Waltham Forest PCT

5NC

21,737

12,372

56.9

3,963

1,443

36.4

Wandsworth PCT

5LG

23,018

11,939

51.9

4,108

1,489

36.2

Westminster PCT

5LC

18,353

7,565

41.2

3,152

785

24.9

53-5455-59

Org code

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

London strategic health authority

78,700

49,969

63.5

197,783

127,272

64.3

Barking and Dagenham PCT

5C2

1,628

1,160

71.3

3,944

2,800

71.0

Barnet PCT

5A9

3,810

2,490

65.4

9,726

6,613

68.0

Bexley Care Trust

TAK

2,550

1,927

75.6

6,947

5,322

76.6

Brent Teaching PCT

5K5

3,083

1,926

62.5

7,114

4,530

63.7

Bromley PCT

5A7

3,754

2,793

74.4

10,500

7,816

74.4

Camden PCT

5K7

1,810

1,159

64.0

4,694

2,923

62.3

City and Hackney PCT

5C3

1,966

1,100

56.0

4,698

2,619

55.7

Croydon PCT

5K9

3,754

2,314

61.6

9,731

6,181

63.5

Ealing PCT

5HX

3,546

2,287

64.5

8,446

5,387

63.8

Enfield PCT

5C1

2,993

1,860

62.1

7,763

4,893

63.0

Greenwich Teaching PCT

5A8

2,332

1,588

68.1

5,922

4,116

69.5

Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

5H1

1,556

842

54.1

3,911

2,148

54.9

Haringey Teaching PCT

5C9

2,558

1,393

54.5

6,059

3,387

55.9

Harrow PCT

5K6

2,570

1,856

72.2

6,504

4,751

73.0

Havering PCT

5A4

2,946

2,358

80.0

8,438

6,685

79.2

Hillingdon PCT

5AT

2,704

1,837

67.9

7,144

4,904

68.6

Hounslow PCT

5HY

2,598

1,556

59,9

6,327

3,719

58.8

Islington PCT

5K8

1,796

1,034

57.6

4,300

2,473

57.5

Kensington and Chelsea PCT

5LA

1,740

842

48.4

4,519

2,256

49.9

Kingston PCT

5A5

1,819

1,286

70.7

4,877

3,525

72.3

Lambeth PCT

5LD

2,559

1,542

60.3

5,887

3,614

61.4

Lewisham PCT

5LF

2,414

1,616

66.9

5,754

3,843

66.8

Newham PCT

5C5

2,442

1,419

58.1

5,473

3,193

58.3

Redbridge PCT

5NA

2,771

1,416

51.1

6,847

3,718

54.3

Richmond and Twickenham PCT

5M6

2,136

1,209

56.6

5,724

3,400

59.4

Southwark PCT

5LE

2,200

1,378

62.6

5,242

3,264

62.3

Sutton and Merton PCT

5M7

3,954

2,699

68.3

10,544

7,198

68.3

Tower Hamlets PCT

5C4

1,610

834

51.8

3,359

1,784

53.1

Waltham Forest PCT

5NC

2,482

1,645

66.3

5,885

3,767

64.0

Wandsworth PCT

5LG

2,526

1,567

62.0

6,476

3,919

60.5

Westminster PCT

5LC

2,093

1,036

49.5

5,028

2,524

50.2

60-6465-69

Org code

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

London strategic health authority

155,560

98,825

63.5

134,775

62,954

46.7

Barking and Dagenham PCT

5C2

3,022

2,057

68.1

2,796

1,747

62.5

Barnet PCT

5A9

7,825

5,321

68.0

6,641

2,366

35.6

Bexley Care Trust

TAK

5,605

4,340

77.4

4,952

3,704

74.8

Brent Teaching PCT

5K5

5,978

3,786

63.3

5,298

2,051

38.7

Bromley PCT

5A7

8,207

5,918

72.1

7,092

4,370

61.6

Camden PCT

5K7

3,666

2,308

63.0

3,192

950

29.8

City and Hackney PCT

5C3

3,518

1,940

55.1

3,050

1,114

36.5

Croydon PCT

5K9

7,414

4,666

62.9

6,540

2,800

42.8

Ealing PCT

5HX

6,681

4,147

62.1

5,877

2,302

39.2

Enfield PCT

5C1

6,249

3,887

62.2

5,544

2,091

37.7

Greenwich Teaching PCT

5A8

4,644

3,162

68.1

4,024

2,592

64.4

Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

5H1

3,216

1,754

54.5

2,611

867

33.2

Haringey Teaching PCT

5C9

4,678

2,587

55.3

4,118

1,214

29.5

Harrow PCT

5K6

5,417

3,912

72.2

4,748

2,358

49.7

Havering PCT

5A4

6,606

5,033

76.2

5,794

2,749

47.4

Hillingdon PCT

5AT

5,500

3,630

66.0

4,913

2,494

50.8

Hounslow PCT

5HY

4,770

2,810

58.9

4,077

1,517

37.2

Islington PCT

5K8

3,472

2,015

58.0

2,896

1,261

43.5

Kensington and Chelsea PCT

5LA

3,639

1,863

51.2

2,889

1,076

37.2

Kingston PCT

5A5

3,550

2,472

69.6

2,907

1,387

47.7

Lambeth PCT

5LD

4,877

2,865

58.7

4,201

2,338

55.7

Lewisham PCT

5LF

4,816

3,143

65.3

4,365

2,675

61.3

Newham PCT

5C5

4,075

2,330

57.2

3,758

1,295

34.5

Redbridge PCT

5NA

5,278

3,004

56.9

4,546

2,564

56.4

Richmond and Twickenham PCT

5M6

4,185

2,504

59.8

3,096

1,407

45.4

Southwark PCT

5LE

4,106

2,526

61.5

3,776

2,181

57.8

Sutton and Merton PCT

5M7

8,011

5,488

68.5

6,986

3,351

48.0

Tower Hamlets PCT

5C4

2,753

1,348

49.0

2,687

1,142

42.5

Waltham Forest PCT

5NC

4,696

2,938

62.6

4,019

2,213

55.1

Wandsworth PCT

5LG

4,964

2,992

60.3

4,125

1,770

42.9

Westminster PCT

5LC

4,142

2,079

50.2

3,257

1,008

30.9

70

Org code

Eligible population1

Number of women screened within 3 years

Coverage (less than 3 years since last test) (%)

London strategic health authority

25,074

8,360

33.3

Barking and Dagenham PCT

5C2

556

196

35.3

Barnet PCT

5A9

1,263

281

22.2

Bexley Care Trust

TAK

904

617

68.3

Brent Teaching PCT

5K5

974

243

24.9

Bromley PCT

5A7

1,354

636

47.0

Camden PCT

5K7

620

97

15.6

City and Hackney PCT

5C3

545

95

17.4

Croydon PCT

5K9

1,144

269

23.5

Ealing PCT

5HX

1,093

291

26.6

Enfield PCT

5C1

1,051

231

22.0

Greenwich Teaching PCT

5A8

724

445

61.5

Hammersmith and Fulham PCT

5H1

445

63

14.2

Haringey Teaching PCT

5C9

735

104

14.1

Harrow PCT

5K6

871

341

39.2

Havering PCT

5A4

1,185

344

29.0

Hillingdon PCT

5AT

970

376

38.8

Hounslow PCT

5HY

744

142

19.1

Islington PCT

5K8

559

191

34.2

Kensington and Chelsea PCT

5LA

462

129

27.9

Kingston PCT

5A5

530

114

21.5

Lambeth PCT

5LD

748

371

49.6

Lewisham PCT

5LF

819

481

58.7

Newham PCT

5C5

647

113

17.5

Redbridge PCT

5NA

821

476

58.0

Richmond and Twickenham PCT

5M6

578

144

24.9

Southwark PCT

5LE

720

371

51.5

Sutton and Merton PCT

5M7

1,335

327

24.5

Tower Hamlets PCT

5C4

485

171

35.3

Waltham Forest PCT

5NC

692

366

52.9

Wandsworth PCT

5LG

819

202

24.7

Westminster PCT

5LC

681

133

19.5

1This is the number of women in the resident population less those recorded as ineligible.

Notes:

1. Coverage is best assessed using the 53-64 age group as women may be first called at any time between their 50th and 53rd birthdays.

2. The coverage of the screening programme is the proportion of women resident and eligible who have had a test with a recorded result at least once in the previous three years (excluding those ineligible, e.g. those that have had a bilateral mastectomy)

Source:

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