Farewell Dr John H F Smith It is a well- known fact that Dr John H F Smith was instrumental in setting up the former Sheffield Cytology Training Centre. He guided the training centre through many a change, including the merger with Northern & Yorkshire CTC to become East Pennine CTC, and then to morph…Details
NEPSEC were proud to be represented at the recent BSCCP Conference in Manchester. Our stand provided an opportunity for prospective trainees to ask about our courses face-to-face, as well as allowing us to connect with colleagues from other areas of the country. Many thanks to the BSCCP for hosting another excellent event.
The NEPSEC training centre welcomes Amy Harris as our new Administration Assistant based at Wakefield.
Amy joins us from a background in the National Breast Screening Programme in Kent and is looking forward to becoming a valuable part of the NEPSEC team.
Self-sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV) offered to women who do not participate in cervical cancer screening is an increasingly popular method to increase screening coverage. You may be interested in this article from Vol 118 of the British Journal of Cancer, which reinforces the importance of self-sampling for screening non-attenders in organised cervical cancer screening…Details
You heard it on the news last week! Vaccinated women may only require three cervical screening tests in their lifetime. Landy_et_al-2017-International_Journal_of_Cancer The announcement from NHS England confirms that we are looking to move to fewer labs by the end of 2019, however Biomedical Scientists need to maintain interpretative skills as not everybody will have been…Details
Nick Dudding – Former Training Centre Manager is enjoying his leaving gift at Lord’s Cricket ground, he expresses his thanks to everyone who contributed.
PHE Cervical Screening Sample Taker Training guidance published 30th November 2016 … Public Health England are pleased to publish the sample taker training guidance for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme, which replaces the previous publication ‘A Resource Pack for Trainers’ April 2006. The new guidance provides a common core of learning for all sample takers…Details