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Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening programme offers funded places for counselling courses

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We – the Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme – are delighted to offer fully funded places and bursaries for eligible practitioners to attend 2 nationally recognised courses delivered by King’s College London: 

New screening leaflet for babies in special care units: order now

There are important differences in the way we offer newborn screening tests for babies in special care baby units. We have explained these differences in a new 8-page leaflet, 'Babies in special care units: screening tests for your baby', which …

Primary care population screening update, autumn 2015

Download the primary care screening letter. I'm Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Screening at PHE. This is our first letter to GPs in England. We know you're busy – we plan to send just 2 of these a year. They contain …

Do you know where to find cancer screening web content now?

Online information about cancer screening for health professionals has been transitioned to the GOV.UK website. All aboard for a whistle-stop tour! The NHS Cancer Screening Programmes website has now been taken out of service.

Can't get an accurate nuchal translucency measurement? Don't let women miss out

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The screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is responsible for assuring the quality of all NHS screening programmes. An important aspect of this role is to ensuring that learning from screening incidents is shared among all local screening providers.

New UK National Screening Committee evidence process published

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At the start of the year we made a commitment to the parliamentary Science and Technology Committee to produce a document explaining how the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) goes about collecting and analysing evidence, consulting and making recommendations …