I must admit that I didn’t sleep very well last Tuesday. I was a little worried about the first UK National Screening Committee stakeholder conference (which I've been helping to organise) at the Oval conference centre the day after. Would …
Today we have published two reports that summarise a memorable year for screening in England and the UK.
The NHS screening programmes in England have a proud reputation for delivering world-leading population screening. Effective collaborative work across different sectors is essential for the success of these screening programmes.
Parents in the North West can be more confident than ever that their newborn baby will be screened for a number of serious conditions after around 40 screening link health visitors (SLHVs) were given access to the newborn blood spot …
Hello screening colleagues. My name is Helen Bone and I am programme manager and safe care lead for the Sunderland and South Tyneside Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.
Good quality data is really important for us to monitor and improve screening programmes.
NHS blue adorned the walls of the International Centre in Telford, as this year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) annual conference set up camp in Shropshire. The ever popular two-day event attracted more than 1,000 professionals on 10-11 November. Leaving the …
Sharing learning and good practice is important for us to ensure the continuous improvement of the national screening programmes.
Up to 80% of cases of blindness around the world are avoidable. Each year World Sight Day helps focus our attention on the issues of blindness and visual impairment.
Our success in diabetic eye screening depends on our ability to accurately grade the retinal images we capture at screening clinics.