There's a wealth of material about screening on this website for health and related professionals, as well as links to the websites of all the individual screening programmes in the UK.
A useful introductory video for professionals about the key concepts of screening (called 'NHS Screening: Doing More Good than Harm'), developed for the NICE conference in December 2009, can be found on the What is Screening? page.
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC):
- Find out about the role and remit of the UK NSC and read an interview with Dr Anne Mackie, UK NSC Director of Programmes
- Check out the policy database, with details of the 100+ health screening policies set by the by the UK NSC and find out about the process for reviewing policies
- News - find out the latest from the UK NSC (you can even subscribe to a news RSS feed)
Screening Programmes around the UK:
- The programmes page lists all the screening programmes in each UK country and allows you to find out more about them, including visiting their own websites. It also includes a handy comparison chart to easily compare a specific type of screening across each UK country.
Screening Programmes in England:
If you're having difficulty navigating this website then help is available.
It's easy to contact the UK NSC if you need to. We also welcome feedback on this website.