We’ve been busy blogging these last 2 months, as you might have noticed!
In January and February we published 27 screening blogs covering a wide range of topics - from a great new easy guide to breast screening, through to a piece celebrating 10 years of the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018, links so you can read (or re-read) them and a brief description of what they’re about.
Do have a look through the list below and check you haven’t missed anything important.
We’ve been upgrading some of our screening e-learning modules to include a wider variety of learning styles and more accessible design.
From 31 March 2018, Health Education England funding will no longer be available to support screening staff to complete or start the certificate of assessing vocational achievement qualification.
Did you know that if you are a senior registered nurse or midwife, you may be able to transition to a career as a genetic counsellor?
A blog by Andrew Gilliver, part of LGBT Foundation’s Pride in Practice team, about our resource for people who are trans or any gender that is not exclusively male or female.
About an evaluation of how information on antenatal and newborn screening is provided to women with learning disabilities in London.
Information about the new supplier who will soon be taking over the printing, storage and distribution of screening leaflets.
An update on the latest key performance indicators (KPIs), which measure how NHS screening programmes are performing.
Information about our process for developing and reviewing publications.
Letting people know that the old continuing professional development (CPD) website was about to close.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme clinical lead Jonothan Earnshaw reflects on the programme's achievements since the government announced funding for a national programme 10 years ago.
Local providers face an ongoing challenge to make sure they have enough clinical skills trainer capacity to support AAA screening technicians.
The AAA Screening Programme is hosting a networking day aimed specifically at clinical skills trainers on Friday, 2 March 2018.
An updated version of our easy guide to breast screening has been published.
About NHS Digital's latest annual report of breast cancer screening performance in England.
A blog by our NHS Cervical Screening Programme Manager to mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which was held in January 2018.
Diabetic eye screening
The total number of patients now being extracted using the national GP2DRS IT system has passed 1 million.
About the inaugural NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme networking day.
About the fifth national diabetic eye screening conference, on Friday 20 April.
Fetal anomaly screening
Shared learning aimed at labs that provide Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s screening.
Newborn and Infant Physical Examination programme
The updated NIPE Screening Management and Reporting Tool (NIPE SMART) IT system is available to users.
Newborn blood spot
Important information about an upgrade to the digital application that helps make sure no baby misses the offer of blood spot screening.
Newborn hearing screening
The level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners launched on 1 April 2016.
A new report highlights best practice in newborn hearing screening.
What we learnt from the best performing newborn hearing screening sites in England.
A Head of Paediatric Audiology shares some learning.
What a newborn screening team did to win a team of the month award.
Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening
Information about 2 lab update days.