North of Tyne: bowel cancer screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North of Tyne Bowel Cancer Screening Centre held on 19 and 20 March 2018.


QA report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, North of Tynne Bowel Cancer Screening Centre

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Quality assurance (QA) visits are carried out by the Public Health England screening quality assurance service (SQAS).

The evidence for this report comes from:

  • routine monitoring data collected by the NHS screening programmes

  • data and reports from external organisations

  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations

  • information collected during review visits to the screening centre office at Royal Victoria Infirmary, and the radiology departments at Wansbeck General Hospital

  • information shared with the north regional SQAS as part of the visit process

  • information collected during review visits to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, and the pathology departments at North Tyneside General Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary on 13 and 19 September 2018

Published 22 November 2018