Nearly 100 people logged on to the second UK NSC web-based seminar, which focused on planning and implementing an in-service evaluation.
Professor Anne Mackie
Professor Anne Mackie is the Director of Screening at the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID), in the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).
Anne’s previous roles have included Director of Public Health for London Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and Director of Screening at Public Health England (PHE).
She lives in London with her partner and their daughter.
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The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) advises ministers and the NHS in the 4 UK countries about all aspects of population screening and supports implementation of
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