The UK NSC is very excited by the news, announced on International Men’s Day, of a major new prostate cancer screening trial backed by £42 million of funding from Prostate Cancer UK and the government.
Mike is the UK NSC head of public and professional engagement, information and knowledge. A former journalist, he has worked in screening since 2010.
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The NHS in England will this month start inviting people at lower risk of diabetic retinopathy for diabetic eye screening every 2 years instead of every year.
The UK NSC is consulting on whether providers and commissioners can safely use digital pathology in existing cancer screening programmes, excluding cytology, as an alternative to light microscopy.
Wales has followed Scotland and Northern Ireland in implementing the UK NSC's recommendation for a low risk diabetic eye screening pathway.
A summary note has been published of the latest meeting of the UK National Screening Committee's Blood Spot Task Group when members were updated on progress on 4 of its 5 core projects.
Apply for one of 12 exciting vacancies in the expert reference groups that support the UK National Screening Committee.
Variation in how health services are delivered and funded, how screening is described and how screening policy is made help explain differences between countries and regions in what conditions they screen for.
Researchers start work on new project to review evidence for newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy.
Find out more about the role of the UK NSC's patient and public voice members (PPVs) and the essential contribution they make to the work of the committee.
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