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20 May 2022 — Blog post
Watch video message as Professor Sir Mike Richards officially launches the expanded remit of the UK National Screening Committee.
Prof Richards said: “This is a very exciting time for screening and I am looking forward to this challenge.”
11 May 2022 — News story
The UK NSC is currently running consultations on screening for lung cancer, iron deficiency anaemia and autism.
28 March 2022 — Research and analysis
Findings of research working towards an international consensus on principles for the provision of evidence-based screening information.
27 January 2022 — Research and analysis
Results of user research looking at how the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) engages with stakeholders and members of the public in its work.
10 February 2022 — Blog post
As part of our work to develop a new approach to ethics to help guide the work of the UK NSC, we tested the proposals by looking at family cascade screening for familial hypercholesterolemia.
24 February 2022 — Consultation outcome
Consultation on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for image analysis in the NHS Breast Screening Programme.
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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 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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