Screening

Here are the services in Camden related to screening.

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View the Gov.uk Screening page

See Downloads for the Good Practice Screening Guide.


Area specific guidance for Islington

1 April 2020: Covid-19 update

Following the increasing pressures placed on the NHS by Covid-19 and the government advice to the public to stay at home, NHS England and NHS Improvement (London Region) is halting the implementation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP) and cancer screening uptake improvement initiatives. This will limit the risk of infection to screening staff and patients and also enable the deployment of key NHS professionals to support the Covid-19 response. There are currently regional and national plans in development either to slow down or pause various elements of the screening pathways. These plans will be shared with practices once they have been finalised.

Please check the NCL Covid-19 GP intranet for the latest updates.



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Announcements

YouScreen HPV self-sampling study begins 

NCL Wide The study aims to address the continued fall in rates of cervical screening attendance
Jan 22nd, 2021
Clinical Updates

Digital Rectal Examination for Prostate Cancer: Update

Islington It is acceptable to undertake DRE procedures, the Covid risk has been assessed
Jan 18th, 2021
Announcements

NHSE&I Update on Bowel Scope Screening

Islington The programme is to be paused
Jan 6th, 2021
Commissioning News

NHSE/I update on the Bowel scope screening programme

NCL Wide Bowel Scope, as part of the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme, will be permanently discontinued
Jan 4th, 2021
Service Updates

Move4You service: Addressing the health inequalities gap

NCL Wide Help is needed to increase the number of referrals and maximise the amount of patients who can benefit from the programme
Dec 16th, 2020
Clinical Updates

Breast Screening Update: Self-referrals for Women Over 71

Islington Services will provide appointments to self-referring women in line with previous technical guidance
Dec 2nd, 2020
Service Updates

Breast Screening Recovery Programme

Islington Self referral of over-70s temporarily paused
Nov 4th, 2020
Practice Manager News

Campaign: General Practice is Open, Get Checked for Cancer

Islington Each week, a different video will be promoted
Oct 21st, 2020
Service Updates

Cervical Screening Affected by Temporary Reagent Shortage

Islington Please continue to take samples as normal
Sep 29th, 2020
Announcements

Cervical Screening: Return to Routine Screening Following Treatment

Islington Guidelines recommend next routine cervical screen is six months after discharge
Sep 3rd, 2020
Announcements

YouScreen Study: Register to Participate

Islington Self-sampling has been hailed as a game-changer for cervical screening
Sep 2nd, 2020
Announcements

Understanding Breast Pain

Islington A video for GPs and patients
Jul 22nd, 2020
Announcements

Cervical screening text messaging scam

Islington Beware: a text scam is circulating advising women they are overdue for screening and asking for personal details
May 21st, 2020
Service Updates

Pause in Screening Uptake Initiatives

Islington AAA, DESP, Cancer screening affected
Apr 1st, 2020


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Last updated: Oct 29th, 2020
Review date: Mar 18th, 2021