NHS screening programmes: duty of candour

Guidance on applying duty of candour responsibilities and disclosing audit results in NHS screening programmes.


NHS Screening Programmes: guidance on applying duty of candour and disclosing audit results

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This publication advises providers and commissioners of NHS Screening Programmes on best practice in providing information to individuals who receive a posiitve diagnosis for a screened condition after a normal (negative) screening result.

Published 13 August 2015
Last updated 5 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Publication of guidance replaces former interim statement
  2. First published.