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NHS Cervical Screening Programme

HPV primary screening in the cervical screening programme

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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 …

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

A pair of hands holding an NHS breast screening leaflet

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 …

Exciting year ahead for cervical screening programme

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I'm Ruth Stubbs, the recently appointed national programme manager for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (CSP).  As you know from previous blogs, changes within PHE have seen all 11 NHS screening programmes brought together into a single screening division. The …

Primary care population screening update, autumn 2015

Download the primary care screening letter. I'm Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Screening at PHE. This is our first letter to GPs in England. We know you're busy – we plan to send just 2 of these a year. They contain …

Do you know where to find cancer screening web content now?

Online information about cancer screening for health professionals has been transitioned to the GOV.UK website. All aboard for a whistle-stop tour! The NHS Cancer Screening Programmes website has now been taken out of service.