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Welcome to the UK Screening Portal

The gateway to information on screening in the UK

  • Welcome to the UK Screening Portal

    This is the website of the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC). We advise Ministers and the NHS on screening in each of the UK countries.
    Dr Anne Mackie, Director of Programmes
  • The UK National Screening Committee

    The UK NSC is a world-leader at assessing the evidence for screening and implementing high quality, patient-focused screening programmes.
  • What is screening?

    Screening is a way of finding people at risk of a health problem before they get symptoms. This means they can get earlier, potentially more effective treatment or make informed decisions about their health.
  • Screening Matters

    Read the current edition (#20) of the UK National Screening Committee's newsletter, with news on evidence reviews and the latest updates from the NHS Screening Programmes.
  • 2013-14 Screening in England report

    Download the Screening in England report for 2013-14.

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The UK NSC has policies on a large number of antenatal, newborn, child and adult health conditions. Read more about the UK NSC's policy review process.


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