Breast screening programme: standards – GOV.UK

Published 10 April 2017 Last updated 16 December 2020 + show all updates 16 December 2020 Added the ‘from 1 April 2021 onwards’ standards and updated the supporting information to link to these standards. 26 July 2019 Breast screening standards updated and reformatted. 15 August 2017 Added text to clarify which standards should be used for …
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UK Standards for microbiology investigations (UK SMI): searchable index

Published 27 June 2014 Last updated 13 November 2020 + show all updates 13 November 2020 Updated list of documents. 14 August 2020 Updated list of documents. 27 March 2020 Updated information for UK SMI ID 03. 9 January 2019 Updated details of issued documents in ‘UK SMI: searchable index’. 10 May 2017 Reformatted searchable index …
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Antenatal screening standards: data report 2018 to 2019

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Headteachers ‘speechless’ after ministers offer food standards advice during school meals battle

Headteachers have been left angry by a letter from ministers reminding them to provide pupils with nutritious food in school. It comes just days after MPs rejected a campaign to extend free meals to children during the holidays. “Speechless” The letter came from children’s minister Vicky Ford and junior health minister Jo Churchill. It was …
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Diabetic eye screening programme: standards

Published 31 May 2019 Last updated 8 October 2020 + show all updates 8 October 2020 Amended pathway standard DES-05. 26 July 2019 Publication updated and reformatted in line with new consistent format for all NHS population screening standards publications. 31 May 2019 First published. Source link

Consultation outcome: Nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS) legislation from 1 January 2021

In July 2020, DHSC launched a consultation exercise, inviting comments from the food and nutrition industry, representative groups, the public and others on the proposed approach to reflect the Northern Ireland Protocol in law, and ensure that the aspects of the law relating to nutrition continue to operate effectively after the end of the transition …
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UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI): scientific information

Definitions During testing process Reactive: initial internal stage positive result pending confirmation. Not reactive: initial internal stage negative result. Equivocal: result is not clearly positive or negative. Further testing is required. The term ‘equivocal’ may be different for various platforms for example ‘indeterminate’. Inhibitory: the term ‘inhibitory’ may be different for various platforms for example …
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Newborn blood spot screening: standards

Published 1 January 2014 Last updated 11 September 2020 + show all updates 11 September 2020 Updated standards S07a, S07b and S07c. 7 February 2020 Added revised standards for data collected from 1 April 2020 onwards. 26 July 2019 Newborn blood spot screening standards updated and reformatted. 26 January 2017 Standards updated January 2017 for implementation …
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