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6 September 2021 — Blog post
The 2021 annual call is your opportunity to make a proposal for a new screening topic to be considered by the UK National Screening Committee as part of its regular review process.
9 August 2021 — Blog post
To mark the committee’s 25th anniversary, Dr Angela Raffle explains how the UK NSC has helped transform screening for the better from the ‘bad old days’ of haphazard, ineffective and harmful activities.
27 August 2021 — Blog post
Find out more about the 12 current vacancies for UK National Screening Committee members. Deadline extended until 23 September.
10 September 2021 — Blog post
The fetal, maternal and child health (FMCH) group and adult reference group (ARG) of the UK NSC are looking for new members.
8 July 2021 — News story
A new public dialogue finds support for the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in newborn screening – providing that the right safeguards and resources are in place.
13 July 2021 — News story
The UK NSC is currently running consultations on screening for alcohol misuse, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and the use of AI in breast cancer screening.
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The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) advises ministers and the NHS in the 4 UK countries about all aspects of population screening and supports implementation of screening programmes.
UK NSC is part of the Department of Health and Social Care, the Welsh Government, The Scottish Government and the Department of Health (Northern Ireland).
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