§ Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of Slate for Scotland what recent guidelines he has issued to national health service trusts and clinics regarding the subject of breast cancer screening programmes; and if he will make a statement.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 27 February 1995]: A number of guidelines have been produced in recent years by the Scottish breast screening programme on breast cancer screening. Recent publications are set out in the table:
Title Date Published Quality Assurance Guidelines for Mammography (Pritchard) March 1989 Guidelines for Pathologists February 1990 Pathology Reporting in Breast Cancer Screening February 1990 Breast Cancer Screening—A Practical Guide for Primary Care Teams 1990 Quality Assurance Guidelines for Radiologists June 1990 Radiographic Quality Control Manual for Mammography February 1992 Quality Assurance Guidelines for Surgeons and Beast Cancer Screening May 1992 Guidelines for Cytology Procedures and Reporting in Breast Cancer Screening September 1992