It's that time when you have the opportunity to propose a new health screening programme which could be implemented across the whole of the UK.
Professor Anne Mackie
Professor Anne Mackie is the Director of Screening for Public Health England.
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.
Moving towards digital methods for providing screening information presents an opportunity for us to be innovative and add value to local screening services.
Professor Sir Mike Richards has been asked to conduct a major review of the English cancer screening programmes as part of a renewed drive to improve care and save lives. Please make any submissions by 18 April.
A reminder for primary care colleagues about Public Health England's current cervical screening campaign and information about how to access women's screening results (which are not available from the PHE Screening helpdesk).
Get a glimpse of what is included in the NHS Screening Programmes in England 2017 to 2018 report
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.
Director of screening Professor Anne Mackie thanks everyone working in screening for all their hard work and expertise over the past 12 months.
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.
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, …
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