The UK National Screening Committee: Positive Recommendations

Back in July I wrote about the recommendations made by the UK NSC in March 2015 and why saying no to screening can be a good thing as it means we can avoid harm to people and ensure that money …

Which blogs were popular in 2015?

Firstly, a very happy new year to all readers of the PHE Screening blog! The end of December is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and I'm sure many of you will have read many such articles …

Review of 2015: "a particularly exciting year for screening"

Watch Dr Anne Mackie, director of screening in Public Health England, reflecting on 2015, calling it "a particularly exciting year for screening". Please note that you can turn on subtitles for this video.

Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP): gestational age parameters

In our last FASP blog we looked at the ‘twice on the couch’ guidance for the first trimester combined test. We now want to raise awareness of the gestational age parameters for both the first and second trimester screening. We continue to emphasise the best …