An important message about our service04-08-2021
Some BreastScreen NSW services are impacted by COVID-19. For the safety of our clients, a number of clinics and vans in Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains and Wollongong regions have been temporarily closed. You will be contacted if your appointment has been cancelled. All other locations are currently open so if you have not been contacted by our team, please attend your appointment as scheduled.
Temporarily closed clinics include:
- All David Jones and Myer based clinics
- Auburn Hospital
- Hawkesbury mobile van
- Katoomba Hospital
- Liverpool (Bigge St and George St)
- Mt Druitt Hospital
- North Ryde mobile van
- Royal Hospital for Women
- Royal North Shore Hospital
- St George Hospital
- Sydney Eye Hospital
- Wattle Grove mobile van
- Wetherill Park mobile van
Please note that BreastScreen NSW staff are taking all necessary precautions in response to COVID-19. Thank-you for your understanding at this time.
Please call us on 13 20 50 to reschedule your appointment if you:
- Are experiencing flu-like symptoms
- Have recently travelled overseas or to an interstate COVID-19 case location*
- Have recently visited a NSW hotspot location** or been in close contact with someone who has visited a hotspot location
- Have been diagnosed with COVID-19
- Have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
*The current interstate COVID-19 case locations can be found here.
**The current NSW hotspots can be found here.
How you can help us when attending your appointment:
- Attend your appointment alone
- Only enter the clinic 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment
- Wash your hands before coming to your appointment
- Bring a mask to your appointment, you may be asked to wear a mask
- Avoid touching your nose and mouth
- Stay a safe distance from others
- Stay at home if you are unwell
- Be patient and kind, we are in this together.
Please note: If you have recently had a COVID-19 vaccination, please schedule your breast screen as planned, there is no need to delay unless you are feeling unwell. If you have any symptoms, please contact your doctor.
How we’re helping to keep you safe at your appointment:
- Precautionary questions around health and travel
- Practicing social distancing and providing hand sanitizer in clinic waiting rooms
- A minimal contact check-in process
- Cleaning of equipment and commonly used surfaces
- Limiting the number of people in the clinic.
If you have any questions or require support, please call us on 13 20 50.
For COVID-19 in-language resources, visit NSW Health.
We will provide further updates here and on our Facebook page.