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.
We use key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and drive improvements in the NHS screening programmes.
NHS Screening Programmes offers screening to all eligible patients within a defined population. However, ensuring equality of access to services for patient groups with specific needs can be challenging.
If you’ve contacted the screening helpdesk recently, you may have noticed, and you may have even completed, our user survey.
The nurse specialist is an important role in the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.
It’s been a year since the NHS newborn blood spot screening programme expanded screening for an additional 4 inherited metabolic diseases (IMDs): maple syrup urine disease (MSUD) isovaleric acidaemia (IVA) glutaric aciduria type 1 (GA1) homocystinuria (pyridoxine unresponsive) (HCU) We …
The “Healthy child programme 0 to 19: health visitor and school nurse commissioning service specifications and guidance” are now available This suite of 4 documents contains the following commissioning guides:
If you work in diabetic eye screening or have an interest in the programme then I suggest you save the following date in your diary: Friday 22 April.
We, the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme, recently published a document which defines and clarifies how to determine whether there is a high or low prevalence of SCD and thalassaemia within the area served by an NHS hospital trust. …
All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.
NHS England has now published the 2016-17 service specifications for all 11 NHS Screening Programmes.