Information about updates to the level 3 diploma for health screeners working in the NHS diabetic eye screening programme.
Standards for the NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme have been updated.
Revisions to two NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) screening programme clinical guidance documents have been published.
We have published updated screening standards for the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP).
We've made some changes to the 2015 to 2016 data report for the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme.
The screening quality assurance service is launching a period of informal consultation on a revised national operating model.
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening (DES) Programme helps prevent sight loss in people with diabetes. Screening can detect diabetic retinopathy early, when treatment is effective at reducing or preventing damage from the condition.
NHS England has published the 2017-18 service specifications for all 11 NHS Screening Programmes. The specifications accompany the 2017-18 agreement that outlines how NHS England commissions certain public health services under section 7A of the National Health Service Act 2006.
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