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AAA screening: supporting documents

Read operational and training guidance for providers of local NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programmes.

Healthcare professionals working in the NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme can use these documents to ensure all staff have the training required to carry out screening.

Patient leaflets

  1. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: how it works

    • Guidance
  2. Making an informed choice about AAA screening

    • Promotional material
  3. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: invitation leaflet

    • Promotional material
  4. Monitoring your small abdominal aortic aneurysm

    • Promotional material
  5. Monitoring your medium abdominal aortic aneurysm

    • Promotional material
  6. Screening results: large abdominal aortic aneurysm

    • Promotional material
  7. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: easy guide

    • Promotional material

Training

The documents in this collection are to support the training of staff who deliver AAA screening services. Read the AAA education and training detailed guide for further information.

Operational guidance

The documents in this collection are to support health professionals to deliver Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) screening as part of the NHS AAA Screening Programme (NAAASP).

  1. AAA screening: standard operating procedures

    • Guidance
  2. AAA screening: clinical guidance and scope of practice

    • Guidance
  3. AAA screening: waiting times standards

    • Guidance
  4. AAA screening: management of non-visualised aortas

    • Guidance
  5. AAA screening: protocol for reporting deaths

    • Guidance
  6. NHS England and Wales abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programmes joint working agreement

    • Guidance
  7. AAA screening: pathway standards and service objectives

    • Guidance
  8. AAA screening: validate annual pathway standards

    • Guidance
  9. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: ultrasound equipment guidance

    • Guidance
  10. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: nurse specialist guidance

    • Guidance
  11. AAA screening: how we use personal information

    • Guidance
  12. Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: programme specific operating model

    • Guidance

Data and research

Published 15 December 2014
Last updated 9 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added programme specific operating model.
  2. Publication of 2015 to 2016 data tables
  3. Added 2014 to 2015 annual data tables.
  4. First published.