PHE Screening has published new information and resources to support people with learning disabilities with bowel cancer screening. There is an updated easy guide to having a colonoscopy, a new easy guide to having a CTC scan and new guidance.
One of the biggest challenges we face is raising awareness of the importance of screening among those people most at risk of the condition we are testing for.
Each year, around 3,500 babies – or 1 in 200 of all those born in England – have some kind of heart defect.
I'm sure we'd all say that it's important to listen but sometimes we only do it with half an ear - or perhaps not at all.
In today’s blog post we’d like to tell you about the great progress we’ve made with the Newborn Blood Spot Failsafe Solution (NBSFS).
I’m sure you’re all very aware of the big changes we’ve made recently to the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP). From April 2015, eligible pregnant women in England started to be offered first trimester combined screening for Trisomy 18 (Edwards’ …
Population screening programmes provide compelling evidence that early intervention reduces the burden of disease and improves health.
In our blog last week, we introduced the key performance indicators for screening and how they can help drive local improvements in screening services. In this follow-up blog, we’re going to look at the last KPI data we published.
The NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) has helped to find thousands of babies with hearing loss since it started. We’ve just published a summary of the first 7 full years of data in the International Journal of Audiology so …
Key performance indicators (KPIs) are used by many organisations including Public Health England to see if they’re meeting their objectives. But what exactly are they, how do they work and what value do they add for people delivering screening services? …
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) meets three times a year to consider the evidence on whether the UK countries should screen for more conditions. It makes recommendations to the governments of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.