PHE screening team members and clinicians attended the 40th European Congress of Cytology in Liverpool.
NHS Cervical Screening Programme
The NHS Cervical Screening Programme in England relies on laboratories to screen and report on cervical cytology samples (3.2 million were examined in 2014-15).
The London Screening Quality Assurance Services (SQAS) team held a meeting for London QA cytology, colposcopy and hospital-based programme coordinators.
The 11 national screening programmes cover a wide variety of conditions, age ranges and screening tests.
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 …
The NHS Cervical Screening Programme has introduced new invitation and result letters, along with new information leaflets for women invited to screening, and for women who are referred for colposcopy following an abnormal screening result.
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.
Following a review of results from the English HPV primary screening pilot sites and international evidence, the UK National Screening Committee recommended at its January meeting that HPV primary screening should be adopted by the screening programme. We are now …
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.
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 …