New national guidance for health professionals to support people with learning disabilities to understand and access the NHS screening programmes.
Mike is the head of UK NSC public and professional engagement, information and knowledge. A former journalist, he has worked in screening since 2010.
Charity Beyond Words has updated its wordless picture stories about bowel cancer screening, breast screening and cervical screening for people with learning disabilities and/or autism and others.
Watch and share powerful video clips of service users with learning disabilities talking about their experiences of screening.
New simple A4 printable PDF versions of 6 of the most commonly used ANNB screening publications.
The PHE Screening Inequalities Conference held virtually over Microsoft Teams was rated ‘good’ or ‘very good’ by 97% of attendees who completed the evaluation survey following the event.
How to watch the second national PHE Screening Inequalities Conference if you missed the big event.
We have published printable versions of the AAA and diabetic eye screening public information resources on a new public information leaflets page of the blog.
Translations of the 4 national NHS diabetic eye screening public information leaflets have been updated and published on GOV.UK in accessible HTML format.
You can now use short, memorable web addresses to direct people to all the NHS screening information for the public on GOV.UK.
The Screening tests for you and your baby easy guides have been improved and updated thanks to fantastic partnership work with The Elfrida Society, a London-based learning disability charity.
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