NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme
The University of Salford has published 16 dates for reaccreditation sessions for AAA screening technicians from October 2018 to February 2020.
Dorset and Wiltshire AAA Screening Programme manager Debbie Munro has enjoyed assessing learners who have successfully completed the Level 3 health screener diploma.
We've launched 3 e-learning modules aimed at our screening quality assurance service staff and the professional and clinical advisors who provide specialist expertise.
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.
THE NHS AAA Screening Programme has now invited 2 million men for a screening test since the implementation of screening started in England in 2009.
The NHS AAA Screening Programme is holding an all-day event for nurse specialists on 19 September.
We have published updated guidance on the submission of key performance indicators (KPIs), quarterly and annual pathway standard data, for AAA and DES screening providers.