Here is a round-up of each and every Public Health England (PHE) screening blog published in June 2019. There were 19 in total.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
PHE Screening is hosting 4 focus group meetings in July and August 2019 to hear the views of clinical skills trainers working in AAA screening.
Bowel cancer screening
PHE Screening has published its updated national easy guide to bowel cancer screening in collaboration with the North East and Cumbria Learning Disability Network, Macmillan Cancer Project and Bowel Cancer UK.
It is very important that breast screening providers use the new national self-referral letter template for women aged 71 and over who self-refer for screening.
The next release of the National Breast Screening System is introducing a new ‘reason for recall’ field, allowing mammogram image readers to report the reason for images being recalled.
A blog by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust chief exec Rob Music.
Diabetic eye screening
New national diabetic eye screening guidance published that describes a statistical method to compare grading outcomes between local screening providers.
Fetal anomaly screening
Feedback from a workshop for screening sonographers highlighted a number of areas for shared learning and improvement.
Two mums talk about the importance of the language that health professionals use when talking to parents and parents-to-be about conditions like Down's syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome.
We have previously published a number of blogs about NIPT. Here we provide an update on next steps.
Find out what antenatal and newborn screening colleagues said in response to our antenatal and newborn screening digital information survey.
Cumbria is a large county with hospitals spread miles apart. Collaborative working is essential between all the people and services who help deliver antenatal and newborn screening.
Our exciting new e-learning module provides an interactive introduction to population screening. Find out more.
Standards are one of the ways we can see how well national screening programmes are performing. Find out how the data team at PHE will be working to publish high-quality information on screening in 2019/20.
Important information for local screening providers on how and when they need to validate and submit key performance indicator (KPI) and screening standards data.
Our survey into the effectiveness of the PHE Screening inequalities strategy highlighted lots of good practice and suggestions for improvements.
Newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening
The NIPE screening programme is looking for experts in the field of neonatal/infant ophthalmology or genito urinary medicine.
Sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening
Early access to SCT screening is important in giving time to women and couples to consider their options. Here's an account of how a team in Essex improved things for local women.
Early access to SCT screening is important in giving time to women and couples to consider their options. Performance varies across the country, so we are sharing some best practice tips and a new checklist tool.
We are working with the Sickle Cell Society to update the Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Standards and guidelines for clinical care. We want you to tell us your views.
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.