BCI appreciates that you may have concerns about attending our clinics in regards to COVID-19.
Please rest assured that our clinics are still operational and taking bookings.
We have implemented strict measures to protect you and our staff from COVID-19 transmission.
If you have a face-to-face appointment at BCI clinic, you are advised to have a COVID-19 test done within 72 hours of your appointment.
At the time of your booking, our BCI Admin team will go through some screening questions and you will be advised to bring along your COVID-19 test result to your face-to-face appointment. You will receive a reminder text 24 hours prior to your appointment.
When you arrive at the clinic you will be asked to show a negative COVID-19 test result and you will be asked the same screening questions once again as a safety check by our reception staff. If COVID-19 test results are unable to be shown upon presentation to the clinic, your appointment may need to be rescheduled.
In the last 14 days:
- Have you had physical contact or interactions with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19 or been asked to self-isolate?
- Do you have a household member who is a close contact of a COVID-19 case?
- Do you have a household member who is a casual contact of a COVID-19 case?
- Have you travelled to any known Venues of Concern?
- Have you travelled through an area where a public health alert has been raised for COVID-19?
- And you have an appointment at the clinic?
Please call 8890 8888 to discuss your BCI clinic appointment.
Surveillance Follow up Clinic Appointments Cancelled until 30th November 2021
In response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 Delta strain, Westmead Breast Cancer Institute will temporarily suspend all routine yearly surveillance clinics until 30th November 2021. This temporary closure is to allow staff to be redeployed to assist in the management of the COVID-19 response in Western Sydney.
Patients affected will receive a SMS followed by a letter confirming that the appointment has been cancelled. Please ensure that you follow up with your GP with your breast imaging results. We will contact you again next year to resume your usual appointments at BCI.
We are also contacting your GP and requesting them to undertake your follow up during this time. Please ensure that you have your usual breast imaging results for them to review. If there are any concerns raised by your GP an appointment at BCI can be arranged.
Appointments for Breast Screening
In response to the increasing risk posed by the COVID-19 Delta strain the BreastScreen NSW service in Sydney’s West has been temporarily closed.
Please refer to the BreastScreen NSW website for more information and regular updates.
Please consult your GP without delay should you notice an unusual breast change or have any concerns about your breast health.
Invitations to clients for their screening mammogram will resume in due course upon certainty of service resumption.
Please call 13 20 50 should you wish to discuss anything further.