Registration has opened for this year's UK NSC stakeholder event on 24 November.
The East Lancashire NHS Trust recognised the importance of developing its staff and provided the funding for existing qualified screeners to complete the level 3 diploma for health screeners to further their personal professional development.
This year, on 17 July, I went to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) for a colonoscopy. For the uninitiated it’s where a highly trained individual sticks a camera up your bottom. Take it from me, it’s really quite painless, …
The UK National Screening Committee is consulting publicly until 4 November on whether an evaluation of screening for screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) should be undertaken in the NHS.
Screening in the UK: making effective recommendations 2016 to 2017 summarises all the screening recommendations made between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017 and the evidence behind those recommendations.
Blogging is such a good way to open up what different parts of Government are doing and, importantly, to show that Government isn’t a faceless bureaucracy but is made up of people with passion and dedication for what they do.
The latest data shows that diabetic eye screening graders are very good at correctly identifying cases with referable disease, and classifying those cases with no referable disease as not requiring referral.
Providers, commissioners and PHE screening quality assurance teams should work together to develop focused interventions to increase the uptake of screening. To help with this, we’ve produced some video guides.
We have launched a period of consultation on the draft NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme handbook.
We have updated our national guidance on counselling and referral for prenatal diagnosis for women and couples at risk of having a baby with sickle cell disease or thalassaemia major.
Next year, a new company will take over the printing, storage and distribution of all the public information leaflets and other national printed resources for the NHS Screening Programmes.