Cathy Coppinger recently stepped down as manager of the NHS sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme to enjoy a well-deserved retirement. Her former colleagues pay tribute to her hard work.
views from the front line
My name is Olga Ferguson and after 42 years working in the NHS, it’s finally time to put up my very worn out feet and move onto my next adventure. I’ve had the privilege of leading a fantastic screening team …
It’s a well-known fact that young people’s engagement with diabetic eye screening could be better. Here's a fascinating account of how one area has been driving up screening attendance.
We are working with the Sickle Cell Society to update the Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Standards and guidelines for clinical care. We want you to tell us your views.
Early access to SCT screening is important in giving time to women and couples to consider their options. Here's an account of how a team in Essex improved things for local women.
This week is Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW) and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust chief exec Rob Music has written a guest blog for us talking about cell changes.
PHE Screening is hosting 4 focus group meetings in July and August 2019 to hear the views of clinical skills trainers working in abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.
Cumbria is a large county with hospitals spread miles apart. Collaborative working is essential between all the people and services who help deliver antenatal and newborn screening.
We are asking local diabetic eye screening providers to help us understand the challenges they face in achieving the national standard for timeliness of referrals from screening.
Tackling screening inequalities and sharing best practice is a priority for PHE Screening. In this article, a health programme manager explains how the charity she works for is tackling screening inequalities in BAME communities.