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.
Tsitsi is a national education manager for the young person and adult screening programmes. She worked as a high school teacher before joining the NHS and has worked in nursing, midwifery, education and patient safety. She finds her current role challenging and exciting.
The University of Salford has published 16 dates for reaccreditation sessions for AAA screening technicians from October 2018 to February 2020.
Completion of the level 3 diploma is required for screeners who are not qualified healthcare professionals currently on a professional register. Qualified professionals working in the AAA or DES programmes only need to complete the units of the diploma that are relevant to their role.
The 2018 AAA screening national networking and information sharing day brought together more than 100 delegates from local providers, commissioners and the screening quality assurance service.
The NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme held an extremely successful networking day for clinical skills trainers from all over England and Wales.