The UK National Screening Committee (UKNSC) is consulting on its guidance covering the development, production and review of information to support all UK population screening programmes.
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.
Screening folk can be a loyal bunch – either that or it’s a difficult discipline to escape from! A colleague of mine recently reached the amazing milestone of working 30 years in screening, making me reflect on my own career.
The Eklund technique is an internationally recognised method to improve the detection of breast cancer in women with breast implants. It is already used in services in Australia, the USA and some other countries to promote high quality breast screening and …
Last August we wrote about the new UK-wide public information group. It was formed on the recommendation of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee to join up the great work on public screening information happening in each of the 4 …
The NHS Diabetic Eye Screening 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.
There has always been a great deal of collaboration between the 4 UK countries when it comes to learning how best to implement population screening programmes. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening is no exception.
Diabetic eye screening is an integral component of diabetes care, which helps prevent or reduce sight loss among people with diabetes. But diabetic eye screening services rely on GPs to identify people with diabetes over 12, the age at which …
The NHS Breast Screening Programme screens around 1.2 million women in England each year.
I’m the study co-ordinator and statistician for the National Study of HIV in Pregnancy and Childhood (NSHPC).