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What PHE Screening blogged about in June 2018

These are all the blog articles we published in June 2018 in case you missed any of them.

Fetal anomaly screening

We’re improving our information on fetal anomalies for parents

Publication of an updated leaflet (right) on congenital diaphragmatic hernia for parents.

Timing is everything in FASP screening

Annette McHugh, manager of the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme, explains why it is so important for screening tests to be offered and provided at the correct times.

Newborn blood spot screening

Blood spot cards are changing

The final design of the revised newborn blood spot screening cards has been agreed.

Data and KPIs

Latest KPI and standards submission guidance

We have published updated guidance on the submission of key performance indicators (KPIs), quarterly and annual pathway standard data, for AAA and DES screening providers.

Latest screening KPI data and other updates

Publication of key performance indicator for 1 October to 31 December 2017.

Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening

Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening data report published

The sickle cell and thalassaemia data collection and performance analysis report for 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 has been published.

Newborn outcomes in sickle cell and thalassaemia screening

We are developing a new IT system that will make the process of collecting and sharing data easier and better.

Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening

Ensuring all women receive their antenatal screening results

New template letter for trusts to use for sending screening results to women who miscarry or choose to end the pregnancy.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

Calling all AAA screening nurse specialists

The NHS AAA Screening Programme is holding an all-day event for nurse specialists on 19 September.

Newborn and infant physical examination

We’re developing a new and improved IT system for NIPE screening programme

A new and improved IT system is being developed to support the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme.

Screening quality assurance service

Shared learning at QA forum

The London regional screening quality assurance service held a forum for heads of midwifery and screening coordinators.

General information

How I overcame a fear of presenting

Sonia Segalini, a screening quality assurance project officer, explains how she overcame her fear of presenting.

Cervical screening

Expertise underpins cervical screening programme

Clinical professional groups for laboratories, colposcopy, education and training support and advise the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.

Diabetic eye screening

Seeing the benefits of diabetic eye screening networking days

Regional networking day is so helpful for professionals involved in diabetic eye screening.

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