Breast screening recruitment methods
Participants are recruited into breast screening programs using a variety of strategies. Participants can be referred to screening by a physician in all jurisdictions, and self-referrals are accepted in most jurisdictions.
Other recruitment strategies used are letters of invitation, advertising and social media, and referrals from nurse practitioners or other healthcare providers.
Breast screening recruitment methods in Canada
|P/T||Physician referral||Self-referral||Initial letter of invitation||Promotional content (e.g., social media, advertisement)||Referral from nurse practitioner|
NT: * Yellowknife’s BSP accepts self-referrals (50-74) for persons living within the Yellowknife catchment area who have a designated PCP; all other locations they service require a referral from PCP to enter the program. Hay River BSP accepts self-referrals (50-74) for persons living in Hay River catchment with a designated PCP; all other locations they service require a referral from PCP to enter into the BSP.
NS: ^ Healthcare provider recommendation