Report highlights how best performing newborn hearing screening sites ensure early assessment of screen-positive babies in audiology.
Local providers face an ongoing challenge to make sure they have enough clinical skills trainer capacity to support AAA screening technicians.
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme is again joining forces with the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) to hold the fifth national diabetic eye screening conference on Friday 20 April.
The inaugural NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme networking day enabled people from across the world of diabetic eye screening to network with colleagues and get operational updates from the national programme team.
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.
We will be holding our next annual national AAA screening networking day on 27 June 2018.
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme is running a series of training events to help healthcare professionals support women in making personalised informed choices about screening for Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndromes.
Antenatal and newborn screening coordinator shares learning from a screening safety incident in the fetal anomaly screening programme.
The 6 Cumbria and North East (CANE) diabetic eye screening services work together to improve services for patients through shared learning, quarterly programme manager networking meetings and a local failsafe officer forum.
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