As we launch the 2016 to 2017 NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) standards I am reminded of this quote by George Bernard Shaw:
Nadia is Head of Screening Quality Assurance Development (Clinical) for the Screening Quality Assurance Service (National team)
Nadia Permalloo has worked in screening since 1998. She has worked in screening programmes at local, regional and national levels and is a registered nurse and midwife.
Nadia currently works nationally in quality assurance for the PHE Screening Quality Assurance Service. She cares that women and babies have high quality care and that we should be continually striving to improve what we do by supporting and developing staff delivering screening programmes.
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Public Health England (PHE) provides support and advice to the NHS-led national screening programmes. These programmes identify apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of a disease or condition, enabling earlier treatment and informed decisions.
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