It’s hard to believe it's a year since the first UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) conference, in December 2015.
There has always been a great deal of collaboration between the 4 UK countries when it comes to learning how best to implement population screening programmes. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is no exception.
Some of us in Public Health England (PHE), myself included, have worked in screening a long time.
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and the second leading cause of cancer deaths.
Cervical screening prevents cancer by detecting abnormalities of the cervix and referring women for potential treatment.
We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.
Diabetic eye screening is an integral component of diabetes care, which helps prevent or reduce sight loss among people with diabetes. But diabetic eye screening services rely on GPs to identify people with diabetes over 12, the age at which …
The quick and painless pulse oximetry screening test can help detect whether there is enough oxygen in a newborn baby’s blood.
I was appointed antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at King’s College Hospital, London, on 1 June 2014.
The role of the screening technician in measuring the diameter of the aorta is essential to the success of the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening Programme.
Nearly 300 staff from local screening services attended the recent half-day update sessions to support the implementation of the new Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners qualification.