The burden of ill health experienced by the population of Cheshire and Merseyside continues to shift towards chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancers that cause considerable disability as well as death. Many of these lifestyle related diseases have
This report is stage one of a larger project to increase coverage of cervical cancer screening in Blackpool. About 22 percent of young women aged 25 to 29 years (994 women) and 10 percent of women aged 30 to 34 years
An evaluation of the Greater Manchester ‘RU Clear?’ programme – examining the effectiveness and acceptability of screening for gonorrhoea within a regional chlamydia screening programme.
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for 18+0 to 20+6 week fetal anomaly ultrasound scan.
This document describes the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) pathway for Down’s (T21), Edwards’ (T18) and Patau’s (T13).
Report on UK pre-entry tuberculosis (TB) screening using data from overseas clinics, to provide early results to inform health professionals about the screening programme.
The purpose of this handbook is to bring together in one publication the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme’s (FASP) guidelines and recommendations that relate to the screening pathway and are not covered in detail in the other handbooks. It includes: an overview
This publication explains laboratory standards and processes for antenatal chromosomal abnormality screening: Down’s syndrome (Trisomy 21) Edwards’ syndrome (Trisomy 18) Patau’s syndrome(Trisomy 13) The document includes: an overview of the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) explanation of screening tests and
This report, which has been commissioned from the North West Public Health Observatory at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University with input from Public Health Cumbria,is intended as a reference work and source of information on the current state of
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust cervical screening service held on 2, 8, 9 and 12 June 2017. The QA visit team identified 14 high priority findings
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Lincolnshire AAA screening service held on 25 January 2018. The QA visit team identified 4 high priority findings as summarised below: The role of ultrasound lead
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the North Mersey diabetic eye screening service 18 January 2018. The QA visit team identified 3 high priority findings: a screening backlog in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust lack
The findings in this report relate to the quality-assurance (QA) visit of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust screening service held on 25 January 2018. The QA visit team identified 9 high priority findings which related to 3 main themes: governance,
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust screening service held on 16 November 2017. The QA visit team identified several areas of practice for sharing, including: hospital-based programme co-ordinator focused on
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 31 January 2018. The QA visit identified 1 high priority finding: There was no evidence of a neonatal death notification policy across ANNB screening programmes. The
The key performance indicators (KPIs) are used to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing, and aim to give a high-level overview of programme quality. The files published for quarter 4 are: the antenatal and newborn (ANNB) KPI data tables the
Best practice in terms of developing public information resources such as leaflets to support the national screening programmes. It also provides a definition of ‘personal informed choice’. Information about national screening programmes is available for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of West London Bowel Cancer Screening Programme held on 2 November 2017. Finds the West London bowel cancer screening programme is well supported by the director of screening
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance visit of the Norfolk and Norwich screening service held on 15 November 2017. Finds this well-led and resilient bowel screening team is at the forefront of bowel screening in England. The enthusiastic
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the North West London abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening service held on 26 September 2017. The programme meets 12 out of the 16 measurable pathway standards for the NHS