Recently we’ve been upgrading some of our screening e-learning modules to include a wider variety of learning styles and more accessible design.
Denise Dixon joined Public Health England in May 2013. She had worked for many years in administration for both primary and secondary care NHS trusts.
She now works as an Publication and Information Officer and supports in the development of public and professional information for all the national population screening programmes, including leaflets and online content. Denise is outgoing, flamboyant and bubbly (so she’s been told) and is always available to help out others.
Denise lives in Surrey and enjoys travelling, keeping fit and the love of laughter.
2016 was a bumper year for the PHE Screening blog – which is now the 6th most subscribed blog across government.
More than 1,000 midwives, students and other health professionals flocked to the Harrogate International Centre for this year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference on 19 and 20 October.
There are important differences in the way we offer newborn screening tests for babies in special care baby units. We have explained these differences in a new 8-page leaflet, 'Babies in special care units: screening tests for your baby', which …
We have a duty to provide information about screening in a way that enables people to make informed choices. We aim to provide clear, concise and accurate evidence-based information for both public and professionals. To help ensure equality of access …
Screening information for health care professionals moved to a new home at GOV.UK. Home for information for the public is now NHS Choices. All these changes are part of the government’s digital strategy to reduce the number of government websites and …
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