We will be holding our next annual national AAA screening networking day on 27 June 2018.
Lisa Summers has worked in screening since 2009 when she set up a local Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (Central England) after working in general management for the same acute Trust since 1996.
She is now employed by Public Health England as national programme manager for the NHS AAA Screening Programme in England. Lisa is an enthusiastic outgoing manager who relishes the day to day challenges of her role and collaborative working with colleagues in the other 10 screening programmes.
Lisa lives in Market Bosworth and enjoys walking and socialising when not running around organising her two young children!
More than 100 abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening professionals attended this year’s national AAA screening networking event.
Back in September I wrote a blog post explaining how local abdominal aortic aneurysm screening (AAA) programmes can obtain NHS numbers when screening men in prisons.
We use key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and drive improvements in the NHS screening programmes.
NHS Screening Programmes offers screening to all eligible patients within a defined population. However, ensuring equality of access to services for patient groups with specific needs can be challenging.
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