The UK National Screening Committee (UKNSC) is consulting on its guidance covering the development, production and review of information to support all UK population screening programmes.
How the Leicester Newborn Hearing Screening Programme went 'back to basics' to reduce rates of referral for audiological assessment.
Little is known about the effects on a man's quality of life of knowing he has an aneurysm that might eventually grow to a dangerous size that requires treatment.
Early access to sickle cell and thalassaemia screening and the early offer of prenatal diagnosis (PND) is important in giving women and couples time to consider their options.
We’re pleased to announce the publication of an updated version of the antenatal laboratory handbook for the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme.
This study day is for non specialist nurses, midwives and health visitors working in SCT screening in England. Accredited by the Royal College of Midwives, I am pleased to say we are able to provide funding for eligible participants.
The NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme (NIPE) held 5 regional events across the country to update health professionals involved in the the national programme.
Dr Anne Mackie, Director of PHE Screening, explains how inequalities affect screening and what actions we are taking to understand and address these differences.
Nurse endoscopists already undertake as much of 20% of the workload in an endoscopy unit. NHS Improving Quality initiatives have estimated clinical endoscopists could carry out up to 40% of low risk, high volume endoscopic procedures.
The annual call is your opportunity to make a proposal for a new topic to be considered by the UK NSC as part of its regular review process.
In this blog we recap the what blog articles we published during the summer month of August. The blogs were plentiful as we saw our subscription numbers pass the 4,000 mark.