The North West Screening Quality Assurance Service, screening and immunisation teams and public health staff came together to share information and ideas at an away day in Preston.
Team leader Iveta Olejkova and administration manager Agnes Bourke explain how the North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme addresses the factors that cause people not to attend their screening appointments.
Project lead Robyn Parsons explains how the UK National Haemoglobinopathy Reference Laboratory in Oxford has provided a dedicated sickle cell and thalassaemia laboratory support service for antenatal and newborn laboratories and other healthcare professionals involved in the NHS SCT Screening Programme since 2010.
Liverpool John Moores University’s specialist bowel cancer screening practitioner programme has been updated to reflect the latest developments in bowel cancer screening.
Today, we launch a consultation exercise to ask health researchers and the public to submit their ideas for the most important research topics we should be considering in bowel cancer screening.
PHE Screening helpdesk advisor Katy Parker describes her factfinding visit to an antenatal screening laboratory in Bolton.
Today we publish new guidance for staff involved in organising and leading local breast screening services.
In the run up to Christmas last year one regional screening laboratory noticed they were receiving less blood spot samples than they were expecting, due to postage delays. Find out what measures are being put in place to avoid a repeat this year.
Have a quick look to see if you missed any of our October 2018 blogs.
PHE Screening is delighted to welcome three new members of staff.