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Breast Screening

Humberside Breast Care Unit, Castle Hill Hospital, Entrance 1A, Castle Road, Cottingham, East Yorkshire
HU16 5JQ

Women aged 50 – 71 will be invited automatically every 3 years.
Women aged over 71 will not automatically be invited but can still have screening every three years if they want to. They will need to contact their local breast screening service to arrange this.
Trans man, trans woman or non-binary individuals will be invited according to the above age criteria if they are registered as female with a GP.

Bowel Screening

Patients aged between 60 and 74, are invited to take part in bowel cancer screening every two years.

The programme is expanding to make it available to everyone aged 50 to 59 years. This is happening gradually over 4 years and started in April 2021. 

If you are aged 75 or over, you can ask for a screening test by calling the free bowel cancer screening helpline. 

Further information about the FIT test and how to use it is available to download in 10 different languages including Polish, Urdu, Arabic and Chinese (simplified and traditional).

Contact information

08007 076060

www.nhs.uk/conditions/bowel-cancer-screening

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening

Vascular Department, 1st Floor, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull,
HU3 2JZ

Men aged 64 years and over.

Men who are over 65 years and have not been screened before can ask for a test by contacting the local AAA screening service.

Contact information

01482 675507

Retinal Screening

Local Screening Service Offer, Alderson House, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull,
HU3 2JZ

Diabetics aged 12 or receive an invite every 1 or 2 years.

Lung Health Checks

Patients must:

  • Be aged between 55 and 74
  • Registered with a GP surgery
  • Current or former smokers
If eligible for a Lung Health Check, patients will receive a letter inviting them to make an appointment – call the telephone number on the letter to book.
 
Patients cannot be seen should they turn up at the mobile unit without an appointment.

Contact information

If you require information in another language, please contact comms.hnycanceralliance@nhs.net

NE Lincs TLHC Booklet

TLHC Booklet Easy Read

Cervical Screening (a smear test)

Offered to women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 64

  • Patient age: Under 25 (invited up to 6 months before turning 25) 
  • Patient age: 25 to 49 (invited every 3 years)
  • Patient age: 50 to 64 (invited every 5 years)
  • Patient age: 65 or older (invited if a recent test was abnormal)

Patients can book an appointment as soon as they receive an invitation letter.

If a patient has missed their last cervical screening, they do not need to wait for a letter to book an appointment.

Contact information

Cervical screening appointments can be booked at a patients registered general practice.

www.gov.uk/government/publications/cervical-screening-easy-read-guide

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