World Hepatitis Day (WHD) took place on 28 July. Though it happens only once a year, every day is hepatitis day for me. There are about 257 million people living with the hepatitis B virus infection worldwide. In 2015, the …
Pat works is a programme clinical advisor for the NHS infectious diseases in pregnancy screening programme, PHE Screening.
It takes a large army of staff to make screening programmes work well. Today, we start a series of blog articles highlighting some of their roles. Pat Schan talks about her job as antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at Western …
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Any queries in relation to the provision of screening programmes during the COVID-19 response can be made to the NHSEI Incident Control Team.
The PHE Screening team
Public Health England (PHE) is the expert voice on screening, providing advice and guidance to the NHS. The national population screening programmes identify apparently healthy people who may be at increased risk of a disease or condition, enabling earlier treatment and informed decisions.
Find out more about PHE Screening and this blog.
Watch our 44 second video for an overview of how the blog works.