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.
I was talking to a colleague the other day and he told me how his 4 year old son was diagnosed with a severe visual impairment in both eyes as a result of the child vision screen during his reception …
Expert graders are central to the success of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme. They study the digital photographs taken at screening clinics to assess if patients need to remain in routine screening or be referred for closer monitoring …
The Wessex Screening and Immunisation team would like to hear from colleagues about effective initiatives to achieve earlier booking for sickle cell and thalassemia (SCT) screening.
Harlow Printing Ltd has printed, stored and distributed the antenatal and newborn (ANNB) and young person and adult (YPA) screening publications for a number of years already. Now it's providing the same service for the breast, cervical and bowel cancer screening programmes.
From September 2016, London Metropolitan University will deliver a module in haemoglobinopathies, which counts towards a master’s degree in blood science.
Developing easy read information isn’t easy. That’s why we’ve set up a new group to look at how to develop high quality national easy read information about screening.
As we launch the 2016 to 2017 NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) standards I am reminded of this quote by George Bernard Shaw:
The NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme has published 3 new leaflets on HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis.
Following a review of results from the English HPV primary screening pilot sites and international evidence, the UK National Screening Committee recommended at its January meeting that HPV primary screening should be adopted by the screening programme. We are now …
There are systems in the NHS newborn screening programmes that help to identify babies who have missed screening so that prompt action can be taken.