On Monday, 2 April, 2018, a new supplier, APS Group, will take over the printing, storage and distribution of these leaflets. To prepare for this change, there will be 2 weeks of ‘down time’ – from Monday 19 March to Sunday, 1 April, 2018 – when local screening providers will not be able to order leaflets from our current national printing supplier, Harlow Printing Ltd.
The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme has organised 2 laboratory update days in April.
Today we have published the PHE Screening KPI data for the second quarter of 2017 to 2018 (Q2, 1 July to 30 September 2017).
We aim to fully review all our publications at least once every 3 years. But we’ve not yet caught up with all our older publications and leaflets. This means some of them still show historic branding and contact details.
We're closing the continuing professional development (CPD) website next week (18 February 2018). You can find all resources on GOV.UK and e-learning on e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH).
We are pleased to announce that an updated version (5.7) of NIPE SMART will be available to users on 13 February.
Shared learning in this blog post is specifically aimed at laboratories that provide Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s screening.
NHS Digital has published its latest annual report of breast cancer screening performance in England, covering the year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017. During those 12 months, we invited just under 3 million women for screening and screened 2.2 million, an increase of 1.3% on the previous year.
Today we’ve published an updated version of our easy guide to breast screening. This leaflet aims to ensure that our information about breast screening is equally accessible to women who have a learning disability or struggle with written English.
A new pathway that has transformed postnatal care earned the newborn screening team at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust the team of the month award.