Kirsty Jones, the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator for Mid Cheshire Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust , talks about her experience of her first quality assurance visit and explains how she was pleasantly surprised.
Screening Quality Assurance Service
The London Screening Quality Assurance Services (SQAS) team held a meeting for London QA cytology, colposcopy and hospital-based programme coordinators.
Screening to reduce or prevent bowel cancer requires expert endoscopists who look into the bowel and find cancers or signs that a patch of bowel (a polyp or adenoma) might develop into cancer.
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All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.
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The screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is responsible for assuring the quality of all NHS screening programmes. An important aspect of this role is to ensuring that learning from screening incidents is shared among all local screening providers.