Nearly 100 people logged on to the second UK NSC web-based seminar, which focused on planning and implementing an in-service evaluation.
The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) received a record number of 29 proposals during its 2022 annual call for topics. This is by far the most submissions it has received in a single year since the annual call process started in 2016.
Researchers start work on new project to review evidence for newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy.
Using evidence maps as the first stage in its evidence review process helps the UK NSC focus its more detailed work on topics where there is the most significant new evidence.
Next month, the UK NSC will once again open its annual call process when any individual or organisation can suggest a new screening programme. Following the expansion of the committee’s remit, the UK NSC will welcome proposals for targeted and stratified screening as well as population screening.
An updated definition of targeted screening will help clarify the remit of the expanded UK NSC.
New chair Professor Sir Mike Richards officially launches the expanded UK NSC with a video message.