Screening Quality Assurance Service

What PHE Screening has been blogging about

Here’s a list of every blog issued in January and February 2018.

Away day highlights importance of working together when managing screening incidents

It never ceases to amaze me what we can  accomplish when we get the  right people  in the room. Around 50  delegates from the Screening quality Assurance Service (SQAS) North and Screening and Immunisation Teams (SITs) in the region along with Jane Woodland, Regional Head of QA Midlands  and  East, and newborn blood spot (NBS) laboratory directors attended a recent away day event.

Managing safety incidents: guidance update

We expect local screening services to use our guidance on Managing Safety Incidents in the NHS Screening Programmes if they think they have a safety incident or serious incident. It’s relevant to all 11 national population screening programmes. This new version replaces the previous one from October 2015.

Updated templates for antenatal and newborn KPI data collection

Image of the template for Child Health Information Systems.

Today we published the key performance indicator (KPI) templates for the first quarter of 2017 to 2018. This covers the period 1 April to 30 June 2017. Data collection is from maternity services and child health information systems (CHIS).