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.
The UK NSC is consulting on introducing NIPT to the screening programme for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome.
We have just published the Screening in the UK: making effective decisions 2013 to 2014 report that summarises all the UK National Screening Committee’s (UK NSC’s) screening recommendations during the year.
I'm sure we'd all say that it's important to listen, but sometimes we only do it with half an ear – or perhaps not at all.
This article was originally published on the Public Health England screening blog. The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) meets three times a year to consider the evidence on whether the UK countries should screen for more conditions. It makes …