Here is a round-up of each and every Public Health England (PHE) screening blog post published in May 2021. There were 12 in total.
UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC)
The new UK National Screening Committee website and blog launched on 17 May.
A new national information resource has been published for people who find it hard to attend cervical screening appointments.
New guidance advises health professionals on how to communicate the results of invasive cancer audit reviews to women who were previously screened in the NHS cervical screening programme.
Fetal anomaly screening
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is being added to the existing NHS screening pathway for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome.
We have vacancies for lay members on the RACs for the NHS bowel cancer screening programme, NHS breast screening programme and NHS cervical screening programme.
New guidance aims to reduce additional and avoidable stress for families at an extremely difficult time.
Charity Beyond Words has updated its wordless picture stories about bowel cancer screening, breast screening and cervical screening for people with learning disabilities and/or autism and others.
Newborn hearing screening
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Check out our new animation that aims to support parents whose babies are referred from newborn hearing screening for audiological testing.
Newborn and infant physical examination (NIPE) screening
Read about what has changed recently in the NHS NIPE programme handbook.
School entry screening
In this guest blog, Karon McCarthy sets out the position of the British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) on the resumption of child vision screening services following the impact of COVID-19.
PHE Screening blog
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