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What we blogged about in July 2020

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Here is a round-up of each and every Public Health England (PHE) screening blog post published in July 2020. There were 9 in total.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

AAA screening networking days for clinical skills trainers moved online

Regional networking days for AAA screening clinical skills trainers this autumn will now be held online.

Antenatal and newborn screening

NHS fetal anomaly screening care pathways updated in more accessible format

Updated accessible pathways published for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome screening and the 20-week ultrasound screening scan.

Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening study days postponed

The study days provided by King's College London have been postponed this year.

We need your help to make fetal anomaly screening information accessible

A survey for NHS antenatal screening providers to help inform smooth transition from printed to digital information resources for pregnant women.

How to help women with learning disabilities access antenatal and newborn screening

New guidance for screening professionals to support women with learning disabilities and their partners to access and understand antenatal and newborn screening.

Updated reporting system to improve outcomes for pregnant women with syphilis and their babies

Health professionals can now submit data on maternal screen positive syphilis cases to the Integrated Screening Outcomes Surveillance Service.

Diabetic eye screening

COVID-19 information sheet and updated letter templates support safe provision of NHS diabetic eye screening

COVID-19 information sheet and updated national letter templates published for local NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme providers.

General information

Third quarterly KPI data for 2019 to 2020 published

The newly published third set of quarterly key performance indicator (KPI) data for the 2019 to 2020 year.

Easy read versions of AAA and diabetic eye screening letter templates now available

New easy read versions of national screening invitation letter templates for the NHS-led abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening and diabetic eye screening (DES) programmes have been published.

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