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Breast Cancer: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 106728, tabled on 18 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the take-up rate for breast cancer screening was in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West Midlands and (d) England in each of the last three years.

Answered on

27 January 2022

Data on uptake in the NHS Breast Screening service is collected annually by NHS Digital nationally, by region and local authority. Data is currently not collected at constituency level.

The following table shows the percentage uptake in the NHS Breast Screening Programme in England, West Midlands, and Coventry as at 31 March in each of the last three years for which data is available.

Area

31 March 2020

31 March 2019

31 March 2018

England

74.2%

74.6%

74.9%

West Midlands

73.5%

74.2%

74.3%

Coventry

65.7%

69.9%

70.1%