Breast Screen NSW services update

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BreastScreen NSW has temporarily closed clinics in the Illawarra Shoalhaven until 12 July.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, BreastScreen NSW temporarily closed clinics in the Illawarra Shoalhaven until Monday 12 July with reduced screening numbers. 

Following the 12 July, the Stockland Shellharbour Clinic will remain open with reduced screening numbers. The Rose Clinic at David Jones Wollongong will remain closed until further notice.

Women will be contacted if their appointment is cancelled and will be rescheduled for a future date.

  • Women will continue to be notified of screening results. If the woman has provided consent, her nominated doctor will receive a letter confirming the results.
  • Women who have been recalled for assessment will be assessed as usual.
  • BreastScreen NSW recommends that women who develop breast symptoms speak with their doctor or health worker without delay.

BreastScreen NSW will continue to provide regular updates via their website and Facebook page as the situation evolves.

For more information on COVID-19, visit NSW Health or call the Coronavirus Health Information Line (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) on 1800 020 080. For COVID-19 in-language resources, visit NSW Health.