NHS Cervical Screening Programme

Primary care population screening update, spring 2016

Download the Primary care screening letter May 2016. Note this version has been slightly changed on 31 May to clarify the figures quoted in the final section, on GP endorsement of bowel cancer screening letters. I'm Dr Anne Mackie, Director of …

Cancer screening publications reach their new home

Harlow Printing Ltd has printed, stored and distributed the antenatal and newborn (ANNB) and young person and adult (YPA) screening publications for a number of years already. Now it's providing the same service for the breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening programmes.

Get ready for major changes to process for ordering cancer screening leaflets

Photo of breast screening leaflet with hands

We are changing the way we store and distribute leaflets and other printed materials for our cancer screening programmes. This will affect all our clients who order our breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening resources. 

The UK National Screening Committee: Positive Recommendations

Back in July I wrote about the recommendations made by the UK NSC in March 2015 and why saying no to screening can be a good thing as it means we can avoid harm to people and ensure that money …