The national and regional Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) works with screening providers to make sure quality standards are met and to support the management of incidents in a timely manner.
More than 80% of trusts in England are now using the NIPE SMART IT system for recording information relating to the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE).
Nationally and locally we aim to make sure screening is equitable and accessible to all eligible populations, which is why we’ve published 7 new audio versions of national patient information screening leaflets.
We have published new information that describes the checks and audits that are needed for the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening pathway.
I try to do the best I can for every baby and mother I see each day, so that any baby who may have a hearing loss is picked up early and can receive the treatment and support they need.
I’m the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at Northampton General Hospital. That means I’m responsible for making sure we offer and carry out all antenatal and newborn screening tests correctly for mothers and babies in our care.
Cervical screening saves an estimated 5,000 lives a year by detecting abnormalities of the cervix early and referring women for effective treatment.
Last year, PHE Screening launched the level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners for non-professionally regulated staff working in the diabetic eye and abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programmes.
I’m Hannah Garnett, a local newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP) manager. In this blog article I’m sharing my experience of completing the postgraduate health screening module at Warwick University, how it has helped me to review my work and how I have been …
In the coming weeks, you will notice that it’s much quieter than usual on the PHE Screening blog.