GPs have access to highly sensitive personal information and take their ethical and legal duties of confidentiality very seriously. However, it is important for them to remember the Caldicott principle that the duty to share information can be just as important as the duty to protect confidentiality.
One of the main roles of Public Health England's (PHE) screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is to carry out formal visits to antenatal and newborn screening services. SQAS works with professional and clinical advisors when visiting laboratories providing screening tests for: …
We have published new national guidance on GOV.UK that explains the process for policy makers and researchers who want to access screening data to explore new tests, treatments and theories.
The Sloane Project website is moving to GOV.UK.
We are moving the PHE Screening inequalities strategy forward with a series of actions and work streams.
Information about our updated guidance on patient confidentiality in NHS population screening programmes.
We have updated the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening handbook on GOV.UK.
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme wants to know how cascade training has impacted on the knowledge and confidence of participants who discuss the offer of screening for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome with women.
My name is Belinda Johnston and I had the privilege and honour of attending a service to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS at Westminster Abbey. This had a special resonance for me as my grandfather, Clement Attlee, was instrumental as prime minister in getting the health service set up.
About how we need to save money on our printed screening leaflets.