Screening: inequalities

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Inequalities 24 May 2018

Addressing inequalities in AAA screening

Information about new guidance for AAA screening providers, commissioners and other stakeholders on sharing learning and good practice in reducing barriers to attendance Lisa Summers
Programme manager, AAA screening programme
lisa.summers2@nhs.net
Inequalities 24 May 2018

PHE Screening’s inequalities strategy launched – PHE screening

 

PHE Screening publishes their inequality strategy Jo Taylor
Project Manager Inequalities and Uptake, PHE Screening
Josephine.Taylor@phe.gov.ukLinda Syson-Nibbs
Linda.Syson-Nibbs@phe.gov.uk
Inequalities 30 July 2018

GPs’ duty to share information can be just as important as duty to protect confidentiality – PHE screening

GPs duty to share information can be just as important as the duty to protect confidentiality Jim McMorran
GP Advisor to the UK National Screening Committee
jim@gpnotebook.co.uk
Inequalities 17 July 2018

Keeping up the momentum to tackle inequalities in screening – PHE screening

An update on some of PHE Screening activities to address the inequality strategy Jo Taylor
Project Manager Inequalities and Uptake, PHE Screening
Josephine.Taylor@phe.gov.ukLinda Syson-Nibbs
Linda.Syson-Nibbs@phe.gov.uk
Inequalities 13 September 2018

Easy guides for pregnant women with learning disabilities well received – PHE screening

Audit reveals how pregnant women with learning disabilities and health professionals view PHE antenatal and newborn screening easy read information Sarah Morgan
Public health registrar
sarah.morgan26@nhs.net
Inequalities 24 September 2018

New easy guide aims to improve access to diabetic eye screening – PHE screening

PHE Screening has published an updated version of our easy guide to diabetic eye screening to help make screening more accessible to people who have a learning disability or who struggle with written English Mike Harris
Publications and Information Manager
PHE Screening
mike.harris@phe.gov.uk
Inequalities 22 November 2018

Making screening more accessible for people with a severe mental illness

 

This blog encourages providers and commissioners to think about how they can meet the needs of people with serious mental illness so they do not miss out on screening invitations Linda Syson-Nibbs
linda.syson-nibbs@phe.gov.uk
linda.syson-nibbs@nhs.net
Consultant in Public Health / Head of QA Midlands and East
PHE Screening
Inequalities

 

Diabetic eye screening

14 November 2018

Breaking down barriers to diabetic eye screening attendance

A look at the factors that cause people not to attend their diabetic eye screening appointment. Agnes C Bourke
agnes.bourke@nhs.net
Administration Manager-NHS North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening ProgrammeIveta Olejkova
iveta.olejkova@nhs.net
Team Leader I Referral outcome grader
North Central London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
Inequalities

 

Breast screening

21 November 2018

Supporting women with learning disabilities to access breast screening

New national guidance and information to help local breast screening providers support women with learning disabilities. Emma O’Sullivan
emma.osullivan@phe.gov.uk
National Breast Screening Programme Development Lead
Inequalities

 

Bowel screening

4 December 2018

Tackling inequalities in bowel cancer screening

A round-up of successful initiatives in Merseyside to reduce inequalities in bowel cancer screening Marie Coughlin
marie.coughlin@nhs.net
Screening and Immunisation Manager
Public Health England (Cheshire and Merseyside)
AAA

Inequalities

Learning disabilities

4 February 2019

Focusing on carers is helping to improve access to AAA screening for men with learning disabilities

The manager of the South Devon and Exeter AAA Screening Programme describes how her service has worked to improve access to screening for eligible men with learning disabilities by engaging with their carers Lynda Pyke
AAA Programme Manager
Exeter and South Devon AAA Screening Programme
lynda.pike@nhs.net
Inequalities

Cancer screening

15 March 2019

Addressing inequalities in LGBT cancer screening coverage

The first of a series of blog posts in which we’re looking at inequalities in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cancer screening coverage Sophie Meagher
Policy Officer
LGBT Foundation
sophie.meagher@lgbt.foundation
Screening information

Inequalities

8 March 2019

Screening year report showcases our work to reduce inequalities

Get a glimpse of what is included in the NHS Screening Programmes in England 2017 to 2018 report Anne Mackie via PHE Screening helpdesk
PHE.screeninghelpdesk@nhs.net
Inequalities 15 March 2019

New national guidance aims to reduce inequalities for people with severe mental illness

We’ve published new guidance for screening providers and commissioners that aims to improve access to screening for people with severe mental illness Mike Harris
Publications and Information Manager
PHE Screening
mike.harris@phe.gov.uk
Inequalities

Cancer screening

15 March 2019

Addressing inequalities in LGBT cancer screening coverage

The first of a series of blog posts in which we’re looking at inequalities in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) cancer screening coverage Sophie Meagher
Policy Officer
LGBT Foundation
sophie.meagher@lgbt.foundation
Screening information

Inequalities

20 March 2019

North East experts by experience help develop new screening easy guides

Find out how information gathered at a recent workshop has helped with the development of new national easy guides for cervical and bowel cancer screening Julie Tucker
Macmillan Project Manager (Cancer Screening and Learning Disabilities) for North East & Cumbria Learning Disability Network
julie.tucker11@nhs.net
Inequalities

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening

3 April 2019

Using local knowledge to improve AAA screening attendance in Peterborough

 

Finding alternative screening locations and overcoming language barriers to increase uptake Naomi Hanwell
AAA Screening Manager, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and West Suffolk naomihanwell@nhs.net
Inequalities

Breast and cervical screening

4 April 2019

Tackling breast and cervical screening inequalities in Merseyside

Merseyside initiatives to tackle inequalities in cancer screening Marie Coughlin
marie.coughlin@nhs.net
Inequalities

Breast screening

9 April 2019

How the North Midlands breast screening team uses Facebook to increase breast screening uptake

North Midlands Breast Screening Service has used Facebook to help reverse a 10-year decline in screening uptake Gina Newman
Health Improvement Practitioner
gina.newman@uhnm.nhs.uk
Inequalities

Cervical screening for trans people

10 April 2019

Reducing cervical screening inequalities for trans people

How screening services can take steps to be more LGBT inclusive Aimee Linfield
LGBT Foundation Pride in Practice Co-ordinator
aimee.linfield@lgbt.foundation
Inequalities

Cervical screening

15 April 2019

We’ve updated our easy guide to cervical screening

Updated easy guide to cervical screening aims to reduce inequalities for people with learning disabilities Katie Storer
Cervical Screening Programme Facilitator katie.storer@phe.gov.uk
Inequalities

Bowel cancer screening

3 May 2019

Tackling screening inequalities in BAME communities

Work by London-based charity Community Links to tackle inequalities Zoraida Colorado
Community Links
Zoraida.Colorado@community-links.org
Inequalities

AAA screening

29 May 2019

Short film aims to reduce barriers to AAA screening attendance for men with learning disabilities

Dorset and Wiltshire AAA screening programme develops short film to inform men with learning disabilities about AAA screening Debbie Munro
AAA Screening Programme Manager, Dorset and Wiltshire
debbiemunro@nhs.net
Inequalities

Cervical screening

30 May 2019

Raising awareness of HPV – a view from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

Jo’s Trust working to raise awareness and reduce stigma to increase uptake of cervical screening Rob Music
Chief Executive, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
robert@jostrust.org.uk
Inequalities

Cervical screening

12 June 2019

Talking about cell changes during Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2019 – a view from Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust

Jo’s Trust working to explain cell changes and results from screening or colposcopy tests to reduce fear, increase knowledge and support women Rob Music
Chief Executive, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust
robert@jostrust.org.uk
Inequalities

 

AAA screening

4 November 2019

AAA screeners and nurses enjoy development and networking events

PHE Screening held training and development events for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening technicians and nurse specialists from 34 local screening providers. Tsitsi Muchayingeyi
National education manager – Young Person and Adult Screening Programmes
PHE Screening
tsitsi.muchayingeyi@phe.gov.uk

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Last updated: 2/12/2019

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