As part of our project to move to a digital version of our Screening Tests For You and Your Baby leaflet, registration is now open for an event for antenatal and newborn screening co-ordinators on 2 October.
The date for the next NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme national networking day is Thursday 28 November 2019. It will take place at Millennium Point in Birmingham. Space is limited and will be restricted to: 2 places per local …
Register now for free programme update study days offered by the NHS sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme.
Find out more about ongoing work to ensure a group of women who are at higher risk of breast cancer don't miss out on follow-up screening.
The level 3 health screener diploma is the recommended training programme for any new screeners in the diabetic eye, abdominal aortic aneurysm and newborn hearing screening programmes. Here a trainee screener talks about his experiences of working his way through it.
What quality looks like in making offers for population-based screening is an important question given that screening brings potential harms as well as possible benefits. This blog post is about a discussion involving experts to probe that very question — and what it revealed.
The newborn hearing screening programme has published new guidance around screening babies with 2 health conditions.
The new Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) IT system, SMaRT4NIPE (S4N), went live on 1 April 2019. Easier to use than its predecessor, S4N has a cleaner appearance and better functionality. Many trusts worked hard to get S4N live …
Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out a minor review of the 2017 newborn blood spot (NBS) standards. We’re now at the most important stage – the point where we ask for your views. We’re launching a consultation …
A 6-month trial in London shows that text message reminders can help increase the number of women taking up the offer of cervical screening by nearly 5%.