We published 16 articles on the Public Health England (PHE) Screening blog during April 2019.
Here’s a round-up of each and every one in case you missed any.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
The Cambridgeshire Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme has used a variety of methods to help reduce DNA (did not attend) rates in the city of Peterborough.
Bowel cancer screening
April was Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. To mark the occasion, we featured a guest blog from the chief executive of Bowel Cancer UK highlighting how the charity supports the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
Find out how the North Midlands Breast Screening Service has used Facebook to help reverse a 10-year decline in screening uptake.
PHE Screening has published an updated version of the easy guide to cervical screening.
We take a look at cancer screening in trans communities and how screening services can take steps to be more lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) inclusive.
Fetal anomaly screening
The recent national NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme meeting for screening support sonographers was both informative and helpful, says midwife sonographer Lis McNulty.
The screening masterclass is still going strong nearly 20 years on.
We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new e-learning training package for vision screeners.
Local newborn hearing, diabetic eye and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening providers gave a big thumbs-up to recent updates provided by the national team on the Level 3 Health Screener Diploma process.
The second in a series of blogs looking at work in Merseyside to tackle cancer screening inequalities. This article looks at breast and cervical screening initiatives.
Good, bad or indifferent? Find out what our readers think as we take a look at the results of our recent blog satisfaction survey.
Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening
An antenatal and newborn screening co-ordinator explains the failsafe processes that help her team make sure pregnant women who screen positive for infectious diseases receive prompt and appropriate follow-up care.
The NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme held its first ever national workshop for screening laboratory staff.
Newborn blood spot screening
Kate Israel has thoroughly enjoyed her secondment with PHE working in the newborn blood spot team. Here she looks back at her time with us.
Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening
Details of 2 upcoming free courses run by King's College London for colleagues working in sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
Find out how the Sickle Cell Society's successful partnership work with the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme makes a difference to the lives of people who live with sickle cell disorders and their families.
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