Watch Dr Henrietta Campbell, Chair of the UK NSC from 1998 to 2006, talk about the experiences and challenges she has faced while working in screening.
UK National Screening Committee
The UK National Screening Committee is consulting publicly until 4 November on whether an evaluation of screening for screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) should be undertaken in the NHS.
Screening in the UK: making effective recommendations 2016 to 2017 summarises all the screening recommendations made between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017 and the evidence behind those recommendations.
Registration has opened for this year's UK NSC stakeholder event on 24 November.
The annual call is your opportunity to make a proposal for a new topic to be considered by the UK NSC as part of its regular review process.
Screening folk can be a loyal bunch – either that or it’s a difficult discipline to escape from! A colleague of mine recently reached the amazing milestone of working 30 years in screening, making me reflect on my own career.
Last August we wrote about the new UK-wide public information group. It was formed on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee to join up the great work on public screening information happening in each of the 4 …
The quick and painless pulse oximetry screening test can help detect whether there is enough oxygen in a newborn baby’s blood.
2016 was a bumper year for the PHE Screening blog – which is now the 6th most subscribed blog across government.
In the short video below, Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Screening for Public Health England, reflects on screening's achievements during 2016.