How to order population screening leaflets

Guidance for providers of local screening services on how to order PHE Screening patient and professional leaflets.


PHE Screening supplies these leaflets free of charge to NHS and private providers of NHS screening programmes. Free leaflets are not supplied to other organisations.

These leaflets are developed in accordance with the PHE Screening publication production and review process to ensure they are balanced, accurate and created with input from public and healthcare professionals.

Local screening providers must use these nationally developed patient and professional leaflets to comply with the national service specifications.

Ordering restrictions

Order leaflets directly using the APS online ordering portal.

To order leaflets for free, you must confirm you are:

  • an NHS or private provider of NHS screening programmes in England
  • complying with NHS England screening service specifications
  • not stockpiling leaflets

Orders of free leaflets are limited to one copy per individual, for each screening episode.

Free supplies of leaflets are not available for other organisations or purposes.

Products not available to order

Some products are only available for download and local printing:

  • translations
  • easy guides
  • posters and leaflets required in small quantities

These can be found on screening programme-specific publications for:

If leaflets have passed their published review dates, we have established that their content is still accurate so these leaflets are still suitable for use.

Contact the print provider

You can get in touch with the print provider to:

  • arrange regular deliveries
  • arrange a paid-for order for promotional or campaign leaflets
  • discuss a problem with leaflet delivery

Please contact APS Group using the details below.

APS Group

Order leaflets directly using the APS online ordering portal:

If you have any problems ordering from the site please call or email.

Please allow 10 working days for leaflets to arrive after placing an order.

If you have a problem with leaflet delivery, you can also contact the NHS screening programmes helpdesk.

Published 7 September 2018