It’s hard to believe it's a year since the first UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) conference, in December 2015.
Today (4 January) is World Braille Day, which is celebrated annually on the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille.
2016 was a bumper year for the PHE Screening blog – which is now the 6th most subscribed blog across government.
In the short video below, Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Screening for Public Health England, reflects on screening's achievements during 2016.
I attended this year's screening module at Warwick University. I’m an ophthalmologist with a master’s degree in public health but that qualification had very little content in terms of screening.
The NHS Newborn Blood Spot (NBS) Screening Programme uses a heel prick test to screen newborn babies for 9 rare but serious conditions. Babies who test positive can then be treated early, improving their health and, in some cases, preventing …
Newborn blood spot screening is a recommended routine part of the screening pathway for babies in England. The NHS Newborn Blood Spot Screening Programme (also known as the heel prick test) screens newborn babies for 9 rare but serious conditions. Babies …
The NHS Breast Screening Programme screens around 1.2 million women in England each year.
Informed choice is one of the most important principles at the heart of screening.
We have published the key performance indicator (KPI) data for the first quarter of 2016 to 2017 (1 April 2016 to 30 June 2016).
Hello, my name is Dr John Rodriguez and I am the Screening and Immunisation Lead for Kent and Medway. I’d like to tell you about the recently published national guidance on the management of patients not included on the screening register …