"First breast screening appointment at the age of..."

About: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

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I was invited for my first breast screening appointment by letter when I reached the age of 50. My appointment was at the Basingstoke Hampshire Hospital mobile unit parked outside the main hospital. I was not looking forward to it and was apprehensive when I turned up for the appointment. The Radiographer who took the 4 pictures couldn't have been nicer or more professional. She completely put me at ease and made what I was anticipating as a very awkward unpleasant experience into not such a bad one after all. Well done the staff at the breast screening mobile unit and thank you for your respect and professionalism.

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Response from Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments which have been shared with the teams responsible. It is always good to hear from patients about their experiences, and to hear that we have provided the high standards of care we aim for.

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