Regional Health Authorities to Provide Update on Mammography Review This Week

September 12, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Following the update from Central Health today, Monday, September 12, 2022, the three other regional health authorities (Eastern Health, Western Health and Labrador-Grenfell Health) will provide an update to the public on progress with the retrospective mammography review for patients on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

The regional health authorities apologize to all affected patients for any concern this review has caused. Please be assured that the regional health authorities are taking all the required steps to complete this review in a timely and thorough manner, and are committed to regular communication on this topic.

Patients are encouraged to continue to attend their mammogram appointments. All scheduled mammograms are proceeding and will be read to technical standards. This review has no impact on mammograms that are being completed at this time.

A toll-free line has been set up for patients who have questions at 1-833-960-4574 which will be staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

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Last updated: 2022-09-12