The North West Screening Quality Assurance Service, screening and immunisation teams and public health staff came together to share information and ideas at an away day in Preston.
Team leader Iveta Olejkova and administration manager Agnes Bourke explain how the North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme addresses the factors that cause people not to attend their screening appointments.
Between 2014 and 2017 Marie Coughlin was the lead officer for the Merseyside Cancer Screening Plan. She shares how she helped raise awareness of screening, particularly within vulnerable and hard to reach groups.
We have published an updated version of our easy guide to diabetic eye screening to help make diabetic eye screening more accessible to people who have a learning disability or who struggle with written English.
The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.
Princess Royal University Hospital, in Kent, has made a very simple change that is having a big impact on improving early access to sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
GPs have access to highly sensitive personal information and take their ethical and legal duties of confidentiality very seriously. However, it is important for them to remember the Caldicott principle that the duty to share information can be just as important as the duty to protect confidentiality.
We are moving the PHE Screening inequalities strategy forward with a series of actions and work streams.
Here’s a list of all our May blog posts and links so you can find them.
Today, in association with our colleagues in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, we have launched guidance for AAA screening providers, commissioners and other stakeholders on sharing learning and good practice in reducing barriers to attendance.