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's blood spot task group is looking for 2 patient and public voice representatives to support one of its core projects.
In order to streamline the process, the UK National Screening Committee's consolidated single annual call process will in future open each year on 1 July and close on 30 September.
New manuscript explores how newborn blood spot screening policy development and screening practice in the UK compares with patient-led EURORDIS principles.
The UK NSC is looking to add dedicated midwifery expertise to its pool of expert professional clinical advisers.
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.
UK NSC recommends that a new independent modelling study should be commissioned on screening for spinal muscular atrophy in the UK.
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Update on the evaluative rollout of non-invasive prenatal testing in the existing NHS screening programme for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome in England.
Annual report published summarising the work and achievements of the UK NSC in the first year under its expanded remit.
We are pleased to again be able to offer a small number of bursaries to study the health screening module at the University of Warwick.