2 May, 2024

BreastScreen driving to Kilcoy

The BreastScreen Queensland mobile service will be at Kilcoy Hospital in May, offering free breast screening for women 40 years and over.

BreastScreen driving to Kilcoy - feature photo

BreastScreen Queensland is making some changes this year, and will be off ering more early and late appointments, including appointments up to 4.30pm on Tuesday May 28.

“Women have told us that they need appointment times which fi t in with busy lives. So, this year we will have some appointments available after 3pm for women who work, study or are caring for others,” Health Promotion Officer Gillian Duffy said.

Research shows that, for women aged 50 to 75 years, a breast screen every two years is the best way to detect breast cancer early, well before a woman or her GP can notice any changes.

A breast screen appointment takes less than 30 minutes, and a doctor’s referral is not needed.

“You do need to book ahead for a breast screen, to make sure you find an appointment at a time which suits you,” Ms Duffy said.

BreastScreen Queensland mobile service will be in Kilcoy from May 23 to 31.

There is a permanent BreastScreen service in Caboolture, which also offers early, late and Saturday appointments.

To find your nearest service or to book an appointment, call 13 20 50 or visit


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