PHE Director of Screening Professor Anne Mackie explains that it is important that healthcare policy makers do not risk undermining or overlapping with NHS population screening.
On 1 April 2016 we launched the Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners.
We have published the revised national pathway standards for the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme.
The IDPS programme commissions the team at the Population, Policy and Practice Programme at the University College London (UCL) Institute of Child Health to collect screening outcome data on HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B.
I feel very honoured to have been appointed Chair of the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC).
I read an interesting article recently. In it, Dr Steven Hatch, a specialist in infectious diseases at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, writes about uncertainty in medicine and why patients – and doctors – need to get better at weighing …
We are pleased to announce that an updated version of the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Screening Management and Reporting Tool (SMART) IT system is available to users of the system from tomorrow (2 August 2016).
Over the past few weeks we’ve been busy reviewing the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme standards.
Today is World Hepatitis Day, so it's the perfect time to highlight the work of the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme's national hepatitis B in pregnancy audit. We commission the audit from the population, policy and practice programme at …
The 11 national screening programmes cover a wide variety of conditions, age ranges and screening tests.
We are pleased to announce the publication of two NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme handbooks.