Freephone information line: 1800 45 45 55

The National Screening Service

About the National Screening Service

The National Cancer Screening Service (NCSS) was established by the Minister for Health and Children in January 2007. The establishment followed the launch of a Strategy for Cancer Control in Ireland 2006, which advocates a comprehensive cancer control policy programme in Ireland. The Strategy examines prevention, screening, detection, treatment and management of cancer in Ireland in the coming years. On 1 April 2010, the NCSS became part of the Health Service Executive (HSE) within the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP).

On 1 January 2014, the NCSS became the National Screening Service (NSS), part of the Health and Wellbeing Division of the HSE.

 

The National Screening Service is responsible for:

BreastCheck - The National Breast Screening Programme

CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme

BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Programme

Diabetic RetinaScreen – The National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme

 

Is cuid den tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála é CervicalCheck
Bosca Oifig Phoist 161, Luimneach
Saorghlao 1800 45 45 55
CervicalCheck is part of the National Cancer Screening Service
PO Box 161 Limerick
Freephone 1800 45 45 55

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Is cuid den Rannóg Sláinte agus Folláine i bhFeidhmeannacht na Seirbhíse Sláinte í an tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Scagthástála. Cuimsíonn sí BreastCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Cíoch, CervicalCheck – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Ceirbheacs, BowelScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Putóige agus Diabetic RetinaScreen – An Clár Náisiúnta Scagthástála Reitiní do Dhiaibéitigh.

The National Screening Service is part of the Health and Wellbeing Division of the Health Service Executive. It encompasses BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme, CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme and Diabetic RetinaScreen – The National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme.