Local newborn hearing, diabetic eye and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening providers gave a big thumbs-up to recent updates provided by the national team on the Level 3 Health Screener Diploma process.
NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme
Public Health England, NHS England and NHS Digital have begun an ongoing collaboration to move from printed invitation leaflets to online information, starting with antenatal and newborn screening.
More than 100 people have now successfully gained their Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners. Here, an assessor and a learner share their experience of the diploma.
We have published the annual screening data for the key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2017 to 2018 screening year (1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018).
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
Public Health England has published new data measuring how the 11 NHS screening programmes are performing.
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
My name is Lynne Grey (3rd from right) and I am a newborn hearing screening co-ordinator. I want to share something we did in the Northamptonshire hospital I work in to promote the importance of newborn hearing screening - and the feedback we did afterwards.
This year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference starts today in Manchester with more than 3,500 delegates attending. PHE Screening has a stand where we will be updating delegates on all the antenatal and newborn national screening programmes and answering any questions they may have.
Gail Allan is retiring after 16 years working for the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP). Here she reflects on her experiences and the successes of the programme.