As you are probably aware from the news Public Health England and NHS England have identified that in some instances women were not being invited for their final breast screen between their 68th and 71st birthday. Women now aged 70-79 years will receive a letter from Public Health England. Those aged up to 72 will be sent a catch up screening invitation. Women aged 72 and above will be offered the opportunity for a screen. If you have any questions please ring the dedicated helpine on 0800 169 2692. You can also visit the NHS Choices website for further information.