QI activities

Identify eligible patients aged 50 to 74 for breast screening

About this activity

Use the QI template below to improve breast cancer screening rates for people aged 50 to 74.

Identify eligible patients who have not had a mammogram recorded in the past 2 years.
Number of eligible patients aged 50-74 who have not had a mammogram in the past 2 years.
Improvement ideas
  • Use social media and posters/leaflets in the practice to encourage women aged 50 to 74 to book in with BreastScreen Victoria for a free mammogram.
  • Identify eligible patients in Pen CAT4.
  • Invite patients for a breast check or ‘women’s health check’ combined with other screening and assessment.
  • Offer resources in a patient’s primary language to support their informed consent for screening.
  • Use BreastScreen Victoria GP referral pads to increase participation in free mammogram screening for eligible patients.

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QI Activity Template – Identify eligible patients aged 50 to 74 for breast screening  (637 KB)

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