Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme: failsafe procedures

This document sets out the failsafe processes to follow if a problem occurs in an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme.


Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: failsafe processes

AAA screening pathway: failsafe overview

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Failsafe processes minimise risks of anything going wrong in the screening pathway.

This document explains the failsafe processes for the NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening programme.

Published 1 August 2011
Last updated 18 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated failsafe procedures.

  2. Updated failsafe processes to version 2.1.

  3. First published.