Here is a round-up of each and every Public Health England (PHE) screening blog published in July 2019. There were 16 in total.
Diabetic eye screening
It’s a well-known fact that young people’s engagement with diabetic eye screening could be better. Here's a fascinating account of how one area has been driving up screening attendance.
The level 3 health screener diploma is the recommended training programme for any new screeners in the diabetic eye, abdominal aortic aneurysm and newborn hearing screening programmes. A trainee screener talks about his experiences of working his way through it.
What quality looks like in making offers for population-based screening is an important question given that screening brings potential harms as well as possible benefits. This blog post is about a discussion involving experts to probe that very question — and what it revealed.
Links to download your copy of a brilliant new screening timeline poster for the public.
As part of our project to move to a digital version of our Screening Tests For You and Your Baby leaflet, registration is open for an event for antenatal and newborn screening co-ordinators on 2 October.
Infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme
Newborn blood spot screening
Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out a minor review of the 2017 newborn blood spot (NBS) standards. We’re now at the most important stage – the point where we ask for your views.
Newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening
The new Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) IT system, SMaRT4NIPE (S4N), went live on 1 April 2019. Easier to use than its predecessor, S4N has a cleaner appearance and better functionality.