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Firstly, a very happy new year to all readers of the PHE Screening blog! The end of December is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and I'm sure many of you will have read many such articles …
Watch Dr Anne Mackie, director of screening in Public Health England, reflecting on 2015, calling it "a particularly exciting year for screening". Please note that you can turn on subtitles for this video.
Today we have published two reports that summarise a memorable year for screening in England and the UK.
The NHS screening programmes in England have a proud reputation for delivering world-leading population screening. Effective collaborative work across different sectors is essential for the success of these screening programmes.
Good quality data is really important for us to monitor and improve screening programmes.
NHS blue adorned the walls of the International Centre in Telford, as this year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual conference set up camp in Shropshire. The ever popular two-day event attracted more than 1,000 professionals on 10-11 November. Leaving the …
Our success in diabetic eye screening depends on our ability to accurately grade the retinal images we capture at screening clinics.
I’m Jonothan Earnshaw, clinical lead of the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme, and in this audio blog I’ll be updating you on the programme's successes and challenges.
There are important differences in the way we offer newborn screening tests for babies in special care baby units. We have explained these differences in a new 8-page leaflet, Babies in special care units: screening tests for your baby, which is available …