How the healthcare workforce shortage is jeopardizing the quality of breast cancer screening

The general shortage of healthcare professionals has also brought breast cancer screening to its limits: there are fewer and fewer radiologists and radiology technicians (‘MTRAs’), and increasing patient numbers to work through in less time. This has a negative impact on both the working environment and job satisfaction, but above all, it affects the quality of preventive health services for millions of women. Demographic change will only exacerbate the situation in the future. How can we avoid an impending collapse of the healthcare system?