PHE Director of Screening Professor Anne Mackie explains that it is important that healthcare policy makers do not risk undermining or overlapping with NHS population screening.
Professor Anne Mackie
Professor Anne Mackie is the Director of Programmes for the UK National Screening Committee.
Anne has worked in Public Health for nearly 20 years across London and the South East. Previous roles have included medical director of the National Specialist Commissioning Advisory Group, Director of Public Health in Kent and Director of Public Health in South West London. Latterly Anne was Director of Public Health for London SHA before taking on her current post in August 2007. She lives in London with her partner and their daughter.
Director of screening Professor Anne Mackie thanks everyone working in screening for all their hard work and expertise over the past 12 months.
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Professor Anne Mackie reflects on the hard work and achievements of everyone involved in screening during 2017.
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Today we’ve published – after several years of hard work by many talented people – a large set of resources that can help providers ensure high quality local screening services.