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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

The NHS AAA Screening Programme invites men for screening during the year that they turn 65. The programme uses an ultrasound scan to detect aortic aneurysms that need treatment or monitoring.

Contact Information

Contact Telephone Number:
01788 663428
Website:
Website for national service: www.nhs.uk/Conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-screening Wesbite for local service: http://www.uhcw.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z-of-services?sID=123
Contact email address:
Local email address: AAAScreeningProgramme@uhcw.nhs.uk

Other information

Opening times:
To find out opening times you can check the website, call the office number 01788 663428 or contact your GP for more information.
Who is this service for?:

If you are a man aged over 65 you are more likely to have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. That is why the NHS AAA Screening Programme invites men for screening during the year (1 April to 31 March) that they turn 65. Men over 65 who have not previously been screened or diagnosed with an aneurysm can request a scan by contacting their local programme directly.

Referral:

Invitations for screening at appropriate times are sent automatically to eligible people registered with a GP

Costs:
Free
Last updated on 08/09/2016 10:33 BST