In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the communications and engagement team at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has been raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and the importance of attending breast screening appointments.
screening benefits and risks
Find out about the much improved and updated second edition of the Screening: Evidence and Practice book by Angela Raffle, Anne Mackie and Muir Gray.
The UK National Screening Committee evidence team is trialling a new approach to make the process of reviewing evidence for screening more efficient.
The screening masterclass is still going strong nearly 20 years on.
Breast cancer survivor Gill Phillips describes how screening found her cancer very early so that it could be treated quickly and that she now has the rest of her life to enjoy.
This article explains the benefits of local screening services using the national screening leaflets rather than producing their own information. It also describes the remit of Public Health England in terms of screening information produced by third parties outside of the NHS and government.
PHE Director of Screening Professor Anne Mackie explains that it is important that healthcare policy makers do not risk undermining or overlapping with NHS population screening.
A course tutor on the ever popular health screening masters module at the University of Warwick talks about the course and what it offers.
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 still have 1,500 copies left of our leaflet about private screening for the public. We won’t be transferring them to our new print provider so if you’d like some leaflets please order them by 16 March.