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Away day highlights importance of working together when managing screening incidents

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It never ceases to amaze me what we can  accomplish when we get the  right people  in the room. Around 50  delegates from the Screening quality Assurance Service (SQAS) North and Screening and Immunisation Teams (SITs) in the region along with Jane Woodland, Regional Head of QA Midlands  and  East, and newborn blood spot (NBS) laboratory directors attended a recent away day event.

Managing safety incidents: guidance update

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We expect local screening services to use our guidance on Managing Safety Incidents in the NHS Screening Programmes if they think they have a safety incident or serious incident. It’s relevant to all 11 national population screening programmes. This new version replaces the previous one from October 2015.

National guidance helps manage and prevent incidents in diabetic eye screening services

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Hello, my name is Dr John Rodriguez and I am the Screening and Immunisation Lead for Kent and Medway.  I’d like to tell you about the recently published national guidance on the management of patients not included on the screening register …