Here is a round-up of all 9 Public Health England (PHE) screening blog posts from September 2020.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
Support and next steps for local NHS AAA screening providers in making the transition to digital information.
Antenatal and newborn screening
Advice for antenatal screening providers on their options for replacing the national printed family origin questionnaire from spring 2021 onwards.
Using the online vFire customer portal is a convenient way for NBSFS users to log and track their calls.
The Screening tests for you and your baby: babies in special care units leaflet is updated in accessible digital format.
The NHS NIPE Screening Programme national team in PHE gives an update on important changes made during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Remote supervision of assistant practitioners could help to increase recruitment.
PHE Screening is providing expert advice on screening inequalities at a national level.
Newly published guidance includes 30 principles for the effective use of text messaging within the NHS screening programmes.
UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC)
It's hard to believe it's been a year since the last annual call, but the UK NSC is once again open to ideas for new population screening programmes.
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