Today (4 January) is World Braille Day, which is celebrated annually on the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille.
public information and informed choice
Informed choice is one of the most important principles at the heart of screening.
What do you like reading? When you're not at work, it could be all sorts of things. My 9-year-old son has discovered the joy of a good novel. He's just finished all the Harry Potter books and has started on …
We aim to ensure NHS screening programmes are equally accessible to everyone who is eligible for testing.
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme offers everyone aged 12 or over who has diabetes an annual screening test for diabetic retinopathy.
My name is Julie Tucker. Since late 2015, I have spent the one day a week when I’m not managing the newborn hearing screening service in Oxford writing the new NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) operational guidance on behalf of …
The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.
We get lots of questions about how to apply duty of candour regulations in screening programmes.
We’ve often discussed on this blog why screening is always a choice. This means that while many people will want to be screened, some won’t. It is our job to make sure the choice someone makes is the right one for them and acted on appropriately.