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Lindsay Kimm

Lindsay's involvement in screening spans nearly 30 years. This started when she was a research fellow informing the Department of Health recommendations for universal screening of newborns for hearing loss in England. She joined PHE as national education and training manager in 2013, supporting the provision of high quality education and training for multidisciplinary staff delivering screening, and performance managing screening, for the 6 antenatal and newborn screening programmes.

Providers welcome Health Screener Diploma updates

Lynda Childs, Cumbria Diabetic Eye Screening Programme Team Leader, smiling at the camera

Local newborn hearing, diabetic eye and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening providers gave a big thumbs-up to recent updates provided by the national team on the Level 3 Health Screener Diploma process.

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening programmes e-learning resource

Laptop and books depicting e-learning

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.

Excellent insights into new national screening qualification

A long shot view of the educators day.

Nearly 300 staff from local screening services attended the recent half-day update sessions to support the implementation of the new Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners qualification.

More funded training available to support new health screener qualification

We’re offering a limited number of funded training places to help people working in screening to develop their career.