Smoking is an independent negative predictor of mammography attendance in women eligible for breast screening – Patricia Fitzpatrick, University College Dublin
Professor Patricia Fitzpatrick (MB BCh BAO, MD, MPH, DCH, FRCPI, FFPHMI) is Full Professor of Epidemiology & Biomedical Statistics & Subject Head for Public Health, University College Dublin & Consultant in Preventative Medicine, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. She works as Consultant Epidemiologist & Director of Evaluation for the National Screening Service, Ireland. She is a former Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and is currently on the Board of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine. She is a member of the Guidelines Development Group of the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer 2015-2021.
Incorporating adult learning theory into interventions to reduce recall rate in Breast Screening – Shazia Khan, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Shazia Khan is a Consultant Breast Radiologist working in Bradford Teaching Hospitals Trust. As well as locally and nationally promoting Breast awareness, she is passionate about education, learning and development in all health care professionals. In her sparse spare time she has an interest in food, running and reading.
Male breast ultrasound: 2019 audit results – Susan Williams, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Sue Williams has been a consultant radiographer for 13 years and is currently the chair of the consultant radiographer advisory group. She is a specialist in breast care and is keen to promote the potential of radiographers in improving service provision as a solution to some of the current healthcare challenges. She loves the outdoors and is currently training for a half Ironman.
Is there a role for advanced practitioners to deliver biopsy results within breast screening? – Joleen Kirsty Eden, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Joleen Kirsty Eden is a Consultant Radiographer at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, driven by a strong interest in clinical research and education relating to advanced practice. She has been published twice in the British Journal of Radiology during the last year. Prior achievements include the Beth Whitaker Prize for research which highlighted the potential delay of breast cancer diagnosis following Macrolane injections; a procedure now no longer recommended by the MHRA. In addition to presenting a poster outlining the challenges of PAAG in breast imaging, Kirsty also discusses her ground-breaking research which demonstrates advanced practitioners delivering biopsy results in the NHS Breast Screening Programme.