NHS Breast Screening Programme

What PHE Screening has been blogging about

Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018.

GPs’ role in helping people decide whether they want screening

It’s important GPs help ensure everyone gets the information they need in order to decide if screening is the right thing for them depending on their circumstances.

Breast screening performance report shows we are detecting cancers early but uptake is falling

NHS Digital has published its latest annual report of breast cancer screening performance in England, covering the year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. During those 12 months, we invited just under 3 million women for screening and screened 2.2 million, an increase of 1.3% on the previous year. 

New PHE Screening leaflet for trans and non-binary people has improved awareness

PHE Screening's leaflet for people who are trans or non-binary has been very well received by trans communities and healthcare professionals alike.

Thank you for all of your hard work this year

Professor Anne Mackie reflects on the hard work and achievements of everyone involved in screening during 2017.