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What we blogged about in December 2018

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Collage of images from PHE Screening blog articles published during December 2018 and including the words 'Did you miss any of our blogs in December 2018?' and 'Thank you all for your hard work and expertise over the past 12 months'Antenatal and newborn screening

Screening resource cards move online

With help from midwives and screening staff we have created a new electronic version of the antenatal and newborn screening resource.

A new home for NIPT training resource

An update for health professionals who have been nominated to deliver non-invasive prenatal testing training antenatal screening providers.

Cascade training for new NIPE screening IT system

A new IT system for newborn and infant physical examination screening is due to be launched in spring 2019.

Bowel cancer screening

Tackling inequalities in bowel cancer screening

A round-up of successful initiatives in Merseyside to reduce inequalities in bowel cancer screening.

Breast screening

Free access to British Journal of Radiology collection on role of imaging in screening

The British Journal of Radiology has published a collection of articles covering the role of imaging in screening, which PHE Screening blog readers can access for free.

New mammography associate apprenticeship boost to breast screening programme

A new mammography associate apprenticeship has been developed to support the provision of breast screening in England.

Diabetic eye screening

Why GPs are allowed to share patient data with diabetic eye screening services

This blog article provides reassurance of the lawful basis for GP practices to share patient records with diabetic eye screening providers using the GP2DRS data sharing IT system.

Have your say on updated guidance for managing diabetic eye screening referrals

Diabetic eye screening providers and commissioners are asked to give their views on updated guidance for managing referrals to hospital eye services.

General information

Find out what was top blog in 2018

A rundown of the most popular PHE Screening blog articles published during the past 12 months.

A busy, productive and challenging year for screening

Professor Anne Mackie, the Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee, thanks everyone involved in the provision of screening in England for their hard work and expertise during 2018.

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