Population screening programmes


  1. Data submission template: antenatal and newborn screening

    Data reporting template for period 1 July to 30 September 2018 with guidance for NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes in England.

  2. Declined newborn blood spot screening: template letters

    Templates to GPs, child health records departments, health visitors and parents to confirm a parent has declined a newborn blood spot screen.

  3. Data submission template: child health record departments

    Data reporting template for period 1 July to 30 September 2018 with guidance for child health record departments (CHRD).

  4. Newborn hearing screening: equipment log sheets

    Use these log sheets to record and review equipment use in local Newborn Hearing Screening Programmes (NHSP).

  5. Sloane Project: main form

    Use this form to record and submit data to the Sloane Project.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Cervical screening: programme overview
  2. Screening tests for you and your baby: description in brief
  3. NHS population screening: education and training
  4. Bowel cancer screening: programme overview
  5. NHS population screening explained
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News and communications

  1. New data links route to cancer diagnosis and treatment
  2. Bowel screening to start at 50
  3. Opportunity to propose new screening topics
  4. Screening Matters: national screening updates for antenatal, newborn and adult programmes
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Research and statistics

  1. NHS screening programmes: KPI reports 2017 to 2018
  2. Independent Breast Screening Review report
  3. NHS screening programmes: KPI reports 2018 to 2019
  4. Public health outcomes framework: November 2018 data update
  5. Public health outcomes framework (PHOF): August 2018 data update
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Bowel cancer screening: research priorities
  2. Proposed changes to NIPE hip screening pathway
  3. Guidelines for newborn blood spot sampling 2015
  4. Breast screening: consultation on consolidated standards
  5. Newborn blood spot screening: revised standards
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Breast screening incident 2018: internal review
  2. UK National Screening Committee recommendations: annual report
  3. NHS screening programmes: annual report
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