Population screening programmes – collection

NHS screening programmes: national data reporting

Reporting tools for NHS screening programmes to submit data in line with key performance indicators (KPIs) set by the national screening team.

Key performance indicators (KPIs) for the NHS screening programmes measure how the screening programmes are performing.

These documents explain the process of reporting KPIs, and provide everything needed to submit data to the quality assurance team.

Guidance and templates

Reporting periods for data submission are:

Quarter Data range Submission window
Q1 1 April to 30 June 1 to 30 September
Q2 1 July to 30 September 1 to 31 December
Q3 1 October to 31 December 1 to 31 March
Q4 1 January to 31 March 1 to 30 June

Please make sure you submit data on time as unfortunately late submissions cannot be accepted.

  1. NHS population screening: reporting data definitions

    • Guidance
  2. Young person and adult screening: submit key performance indicator data

    • Guidance
  3. Population screening programmes: data submission process

    • Guidance
  4. Data submission template: antenatal and newborn screening

    • Form
  5. Data submission template: child health record departments

    • Form


  1. NHS screening programmes: KPI reports 2014 to 2015

    • Research and analysis
  2. NHS screening programmes: KPI reports 2013 to 2014

    • Research and analysis