In the 3 years I’ve been working on digital projects for PHE Screening we have seen a huge amount of change to our online presence. Over the last few years, we’ve: changed where to find programme guidance introduced the blog for …
CPD and qualifications
Local screening coordinator praises sickle cell and thalassaemia genetic risk and counselling course. Bursaries are available for the next course in 2018.
Every time we work on an e-learning project we try to think about who works in screening and what they need to help provide safe and efficient services. Last week, the NHS Cervical Screening Programme (CSP) launched a new e-learning …
The East Lancashire NHS Trust recognised the importance of developing its staff and provided the funding for existing qualified screeners to complete the level 3 diploma for health screeners to further their personal professional development.
The latest data shows that diabetic eye screening graders are very good at correctly identifying cases with referable disease, and classifying those cases with no referable disease as not requiring referral.
Nurse endoscopists already undertake as much of 20% of the workload in an endoscopy unit. NHS Improving Quality initiatives have estimated clinical endoscopists could carry out up to 40% of low risk, high volume endoscopic procedures.
On 1 April 2017, e-learning for the NHS Screening Programmes moved to e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH). This move, which was a big job, involved us asking you to complete any modules remaining on the old website and signing up for e-LfH.
The Level 3 Diploma for Health Screeners is now a requirement for all non-clinical screening staff in the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), diabetic eye (DES) and newborn hearing (NHSP) programmes.
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 …