Here is a round-up of all 23 screening blogs we published in May 2019.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
We have refreshed and updated the 2 national e-learning units for screeners in the NHS AAA Screening Programme.
The Dorset and Wiltshire AAA Screening Service has developed a short film, available to view on YouTube, to explain the screening process.
Funding is available to support the training of 150 additional reporting radiographers in England during the 2019 to 2020 financial year – an initiative that includes the breast screening workforce.
Breast screening units we need you. Please take part in the latest Sloane audit.
The second in a series of blogs we're running by Rob Music, chief executive of Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. The focus of this one is on raising awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV) with the upcoming roll-out of HPV primary screening.
Diabetic eye screening
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme has published revised national pathway standards that apply to all data collected from 1 April 2019 onwards.
We are asking local diabetic eye screening providers to help us understand the challenges they face in achieving the national standard for timeliness of referrals from screening.
Fetal anomaly screening
We have updated and improved the national information we provide about the ultrasound scans offered to women during pregnancy.
We are changing how we provide large print and audio versions of our screening leaflets to make it easier and quicker for people with visual impairments.
Moving towards digital methods for providing screening information presents an opportunity for us to be innovative and add value to local screening services.
Learn about all the changes and improvements to our Screening Tests For You and Your Baby leaflet.
A year ago we launched the PHE Screening inequalities strategy. Please complete a short survey to tell us if it is having a positive impact.
Some important points of learning to be aware of from antenatal screening safety incidents.
Simple guidance for local screening services that place orders for national leaflet deliveries to ensure stock does not go missing or undelivered.
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) evidence team is trialling a new approach to make the process of reviewing evidence for screening more efficient.
We are pleased to announce the launch of a refreshed and updated version of our antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module.
Key performance indicators (KPIs) measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim to give a high level overview of programme quality. This blog article updates you on the latest KPI data publications.
A health programme manager explains how the charity she works for is tackling screening inequalities in black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.
Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening
The 2016 to 2017 infectious diseases in pregnancy screening (IDPS) programme standards report is out.
Newborn blood spot screening
Some fantastic new features have been added to the newborn blood spot screening IT system.
Julie Wilcox has retired after 5 years leading the Newborn Blood Spot Failsafe Solution (NBSFS) project.
We’ve launched a new e-learning module on blood spot screening samples that explains what could happen if a baby has a poor quality sample.
Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening
The sickle cell and thalassaemia screening support service provides advice on when antenatal screening results involving a raised level of Hb F, the fetal version of haemoglobin, should be followed up.
PHE Screening blogs
PHE Screening blogs provide up to date news from all NHS screening programmes. You can register to receive updates direct to your inbox, so there’s no need to keep checking for new blogs. If you have any questions about this blog article, or about population screening in England, please contact the PHE screening helpdesk.