It's the time of year when we throw open the doors of the UK National Screening Committee to ideas for new population screening programmes.
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.
It's hard to believe that it was almost a year ago when we published the suite of resources to support the commissioning and delivery of high quality vision screening for 4 to 5 year olds in England.
As many readers of this blog will know, the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) advises ministers and the NHS about population screening. It is currently chaired by Professor Bob Steele, Director of Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening, …
We have published the latest annual report of the UK National Screening Committee’s recommendations on whether to screen for conditions based on reviews of the best quality evidence.
Reducing inequalities is one of the main aims of Public Health England. So I'm really pleased to launch the PHE Screening inequalities strategy.
Professor Anne Mackie reflects on the hard work and achievements of everyone involved in screening during 2017.
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.
Dr Anne Mackie, Director of PHE Screening, explains how inequalities affect screening and what actions we are taking to understand and address these differences.
The annual call is your opportunity to make a proposal for a new topic to be considered by the UK NSC as part of its regular review process.
I’m delighted to report that following the sterling work of our child vision group, we are now consulting on all the draft resources they have produced.