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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.
PHE Screening recently hosted 4 virtual meetings for clinical skills trainers (CSTs) and quality assurance (QA) leads working in the NHS AAA Screening Programme.
PHE Screening has launched a new Health Screener Diploma e-resource to make training even better.
A call for clinical skills trainers and quality assurance (QA) leads to register for national events later this year.
The way screening technicians' scanning competence is tested is changing.
PHE Screening recently held training and development events for AAA screening technicians and nurse specialists from nearly 40 local screening providers.
PHE Screening is hosting 4 focus group meetings in July and August 2019 to hear the views of clinical skills trainers working in abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.
We have refreshed and updated the 2 national e-learning units for screeners in the NHS AAA Screening Programme.
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.
The University of Salford has published 16 dates for reaccreditation sessions for AAA screening technicians from October 2018 to February 2020.
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