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Lay members wanted for antenatal and newborn screening programmes research advisory committee

The research advisory committee (RAC) reviews applications to carry out research involving NHS screening programme participants or requiring access to screening data or samples.

Inequalities consistently addressed in quality assurance visits to local NHS screening services

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A national audit of quality assurance visits to local screening services found that SQAS teams consistently address inequalities in visits across all screening programmes.

PHE support for research into how AAAs develop

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Support from Public Health England screening is helping medical researchers from the University of Leicester identify treatments which could potentially be used to reduce the numbers of men with life-threatening abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) needing surgery. The research, funded by …