Most parents don't realise if their child has a vision problem when they start school. In this blog article, Beverley Robertson explains how pleased she is that her daughter, Elsie, had screening.
Links to download your copy of a brilliant new screening timeline poster for the public.
What quality looks like in making offers for population-based screening is an important question given that screening brings potential harms as well as possible benefits. This blog post is about a discussion involving experts to probe that very question — and what it revealed.
The newborn hearing screening programme has published new guidance around screening babies with 2 health conditions.
The new Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) IT system, SMaRT4NIPE (S4N), went live on 1 April 2019. Easier to use than its predecessor, S4N has a cleaner appearance and better functionality. Many trusts worked hard to get S4N live …
Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out a minor review of the 2017 newborn blood spot (NBS) standards. We’re now at the most important stage – the point where we ask for your views. We’re launching a consultation …
A 6-month trial in London shows that text message reminders can help increase the number of women taking up the offer of cervical screening by nearly 5%.
Cathy Coppinger recently stepped down as manager of the NHS sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme to enjoy a well-deserved retirement. Her former colleagues pay tribute to her hard work.
My name is Olga Ferguson and after 42 years working in the NHS, it’s finally time to put up my very worn out feet and move onto my next adventure. I’ve had the privilege of leading a fantastic screening team …
How one local newborn hearing screening provider has improved the timely assessment of referred babies in the audiology service.
It’s a well-known fact that young people’s engagement with diabetic eye screening could be better. Here's a fascinating account of how one area has been driving up screening attendance.