Screening Programme

Description

Screening Programme is a HEALTH PROGRAMME.

A programme directed towards the detection of a specific disease or condition in a target group: for example:

  • cervical cancer in women of a particular age group

  • hypertension in adults of a particular age group or

  • hearing impairment in school children.

Screening makes the use of tests which can be applied rapidly to apparently well PERSONS as a means of distinguishing those who probably have the condition from those who probably do not.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Screening Programmes

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Screening Programme
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Cancer Care Spell Delay references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Cancer Pathway references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Consultant Upgrade references in description Screening Programme
Data Element GROUP SESSION TYPE (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Screening Programme
Attribute GROUP SESSION TYPE FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Screening Programme
Attribute HEALTH PROGRAMME TYPE references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition NHS Breast Screening Programme references in description Screening Programme
Data Set NHS Breast Screening Programme Central Return Data Set (KC62) references in description Screening Programme
Data Set NHS Breast Screening Programme Central Return Data Set (KC63) references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition NHS National Chlamydia Screening Programme references in description Screening Programme
Supporting Information National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Scenarios references in description Screening Programme
Attribute REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE references in description Screening Programme
Data Element REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Screening Programme
Attribute REFERRING CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE references in description Screening Programme
Data Element SEXUAL HEALTH AND HIV ACTIVITY PROPERTY TYPE references in description Screening Programme
Attribute SEXUAL HEALTH AND HIV ACTIVITY PROPERTY TYPE references in description Screening Programme
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Screening Programme
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Screening Programme
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS references in description Screening Programme
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS references in description Screening Programme
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS (NON PRIMARY CANCER PATHWAY) references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Screening Population references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Screening Programme references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition Screening Test references in description Screening Programme
NHS Business Definition UK National Screening Committee references in description Screening Programme