On Monday, 2 April, 2018, a new supplier, APS Group, will take over the printing, storage and distribution of these leaflets. To prepare for this change, there will be 2 weeks of ‘down time’ – from Monday 19 March to Sunday, 1 April, 2018 – when local screening providers will not be able to order leaflets from our current national printing supplier, Harlow Printing Ltd.
We have worked with the NHS Choices video team and an animation company to produce a new screening animation, which in just 2 ½ minutes explains all the types of screening offered during pregnancy and for newborn babies.
Today we have published the PHE Screening KPI data for the second quarter of 2017 to 2018 (Q2, 1 July to 30 September 2017).
We aim to fully review all our publications at least once every 3 years. But we’ve not yet caught up with all our older publications and leaflets. This means some of them still show historic branding and contact details.
We're closing the continuing professional development (CPD) website next week (18 February 2018). You can find all resources on GOV.UK and e-learning on e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH).
PHE Screening's leaflet for people who are trans or non-binary has been very well received by trans communities and healthcare professionals alike.
Did you know that if you are a senior registered nurse or midwife, you may be able to transition to a career as a genetic counsellor? You can do this by completing a short course or by completing a master’s degree.
From 31 March 2018, Health Education England funding will no longer be available to support screening staff to complete or start the certificate of assessing vocational achievement qualification.
Recently we’ve been upgrading some of our screening e-learning modules to include a wider variety of learning styles and more accessible design.
In case you missed any of our blog articles, this is what we blogged about in December 2017.