National Breast Screening


Breast Screening Select (BSS) and the Breast Screening Information System (BSIS) are browser-based applications that support National Breast Screening services in England.

Breast Screening Select

Breast Screening Select (BSS) is a browser-based application that's used to manage the call and recall of women in England who are eligible for breast screening.

The process of selecting women for call and recall is controlled by creating a batch of eligible screening subjects (these batches can be based upon a defined recall interval/safety period, or the woman's next test due date). Each batch type is created using specific parameters, which include age range, date of birth, locality and GP practice.

Using BSS you can flag subjects as potentially being at a higher risk from breast cancer, add episodes to a subject's screening history, or cease subjects from the system. You can also produce reports, view contact lists and customise parameters for your local breast screening office.

Note: women in England are called for screening using BSS. Women in Northern Ireland and Wales are called for screening use the NHAIS Breast Screening System.



BS Data User Certificate Form (Read only access) SIRO or IAO

BS Data User Certificate Form SIRO or IAO

Data user revocation form for cancer screening systems

PHE BS Select Read Only (SQAS National and Regional) Data User Certifcate


Breast Screening Information System

Breast Screening Information System (BSIS) is a browser-based application, available via Open Exeter, that allows authorised users to:

  • upload radiology and KC62 annual returns data
  • produce reports for both radiology and KC62 returns
  • add, view and edit film readers
  • review any issues with uploaded KC62 returns data

The KC62 is a national statistical mandatory return that all breast screening units in England are required to undertake on an annual basis.


BSIS data user certificate - SQAS PHE
BSIS data user certificate - BSO
Data user revocation form for cancer screening systems


Contact details

National Helpdesk Exeter

Email: or phone: 0300 303 4034