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Cancer Research UK’s role in supporting health professionals on informed choice in NHS screening

In this guest blog, CRUK explains how health professionals have an important role to play in supporting people to make an informed choice to access cancer screening.

Lay members wanted for antenatal and newborn screening programmes research advisory committee

The research advisory committee (RAC) reviews applications to carry out research involving NHS screening programme participants or requiring access to screening data or samples.

Celebrate the first International Neonatal Screening Day today, 28 June 2021

Professional and patient organisations and health systems around the world are celebrating International Neonatal Screening Day for this first time today.

Supporting informed choice in NHS screening – a view from Cancer Research UK

Public Health England Screening asked Cancer Research UK to tell us about their work on informed choice. Sophia Lowes, a health information manager at CRUK, tells us more.

Inequalities consistently addressed in quality assurance visits to local NHS screening services

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A national audit of quality assurance visits to local screening services found that SQAS teams consistently address inequalities in visits across all screening programmes.

Thank you, thank you, thank you – what you do makes a difference

We (PHE Screening, and NHS England and NHS Improvement) want to take a moment to recognise the huge contribution of all staff who work so hard to deliver the NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes.