Independent report

NHS screening programmes: external review of quality assurance services

An independent review of the delivery of quality assurance (QA) services for all NHS screening programmes in England, together with PHE's response.

Documents

External review of quality assurance for NHS screening programmes

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PHE response to the external review of quality assurance services for NHS screening programmes

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Detail

This report covers an external, independent review of the delivery of QA services for all NHS screening programmes in England. The review, by Professor Chris Bentley, contributes to part 1 of a 3-phase programme, and ran in parallel with an internal component constituting a stocktake of services as part of a management review.

The external review examines the screening QA function, and provides the basis for consideration of future form, as part of phase 2.

Public Health England’s response to the recommendations in the external review is included.