Read about how NHS breast screening services can set up a reminder service to automatically send appointment reminders by text message.
Updates from some of the early adopter sites who piloted giving out digital information about antenatal and newborn screening rather than physical leaflets at the start of the year.
You can now use short, memorable web addresses to direct people to all the NHS screening information for the public on GOV.UK.
The following CHT resources have now been updated and published: CHT laboratory handbook, CHT suspected and further information for families, and CHT initial clinical referral guidelines.
PHE has published the second antenatal screening standards data report, covering 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
We have updated and published in accessible digital format the national NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme information about being a carrier of a sickle cell, thalassamia or other unusual haemoglobin gene. These digital leaflets provide pregnant women …
Directing people to digital information about NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes should now be business as usual.
Screening tests for you and your baby: babies in special care units publication updated in accessible digital format.
Antenatal screening providers should be developing plans to replace the national printed family origin questionnaire from spring 2021 onwards.
Support and next steps for local NHS AAA screening providers in making transition to digital information.