AAA screening: professional guidance

Guidance for local NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme providers.

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.

AAA screening: information leaflets explain AAA screening and results to the public.

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Programme pathway


Provide screening

Data and research

Updates to this page

Published 15 December 2014
Last updated 9 February 2023 + show all updates
  1. 2020/21 data has now been added.

  2. Addition of AAA standards report 2020 to 2021.

  3. Added abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: care pathway.

  4. Added 2019 to 2020 standards data report to the collection.

  5. Renamed collection as guidance for professionals. Public information leaflets are now available in a separate collection.

  6. Added AAA screening: clinical training assessment and log books under Training.

  7. Added easy read letter template.

  8. Added 'projects approved for research', 'patient research application form' and 'guidance for research'.

  9. Added 'AAA screening: equipment evaluation' report.

  10. Added 2017 to 2018 annual data tables.

  11. Added AAA screening: reducing inequalities guidance.

  12. Added programme specific operating model.

  13. Publication of 2015 to 2016 data tables

  14. Added 2014 to 2015 annual data tables.

  15. First published.