A new report into the NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) published by the Royal College of Radiologists has highlighted the extent of staffing shortages.
The report reveals that 25% of sites are understaffed, and 13% of breast radiologist posts in the U.K are vacant, with only around half of these expected to be filled in the next 12 months.
The report also sheds light on the current workforce of consultant radiographers in the NHSPSP. It found that:
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