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National Screening Service News

Cervical cancer elimination: what does it mean and can Ireland achieve it?
- 27th January 2023

National Screening Service (NSS) update – January 2023
- 24th January 2023

HSE marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week with launch of Ireland’s roadmap to eliminate cervical cancer
- 23rd January 2023

How we deal with errors, incidents and disclosure in screening
- 20th December 2022

Why screening doesn’t always work – but remains a good thing to do
- 19th December 2022

Progress report on upcoming CervicalCheck patient-requested review process: planning a restorative approach for women who develop cervical cancer after screening
- 14th December 2022

National Screening Service update Winter 2022
- 7th December 2022

Launch of National Screening Advisory Committee’s second Annual Call for submissions
- 5th December 2022

Understanding CervicalCheck laboratory quality assurance
- 25th November 2022

Dr. Scally Final Report statement
- 23rd November 2022

National Screening Service (NSS) update
- 3rd November 2022

The National Cervical Screening Laboratory: project update
- 19th October 2022

National Screening Service update
- 30th September 2022

New screening programmes for Ireland – how are they introduced?
- 13th October 2022

Self-sampling for HPV testing and CervicalCheck
- 7th October 2022

Introducing a research project designed to improve bowel cancer screening uptake
- 30th August 2022

Change to predicted number of CervicalCheck tests in 2022
- 24th August 2022

BreastCheck offers final breast screening to women who turned 70 during 2020 and 2021
- 29th July 2022

New project seeks to understand and improve access to population screening for people with disabilities
- 30th June 2022

Public Health Activity Report 2021 published
- 29th June 2022

National Screening Service update
- 3rd June 2022

RCSI begins new breast density research project
- 30th May 2022

Screening information now available in Ukrainian and Russian
- 23rd May 2022

National Screening Service update
- 19th May 2022

We’re developing a strategy... and we want to hear from you!
- 10th May 2022

BowelScreen Patient Experience Survey explained
- 29th April 2022

National Screening Service update
- 19th April 2022

Patient and Public Partnership Progress Report - demonstrating a positive step forward for the NSS
- 13th April 2022

Changes to figures of reported cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cancer cases in cervical screening 2008-2017
- 13th April 2022

CervicalCheck publishes Programme Report 2017- March 2020
- 13th April 2022

HSE research on ‘Exploring and understanding perceptions of screening services in Ireland’ published
- 7th April 2022

Primary HPV Screening – what you need to know
- 5th April 2022

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - April 2022
- 1st April 2022

Bowel screening age range extension
- 1st April 2022

Interval Cancer Report Implementation update spring 2022
- 22nd March 2022

Covid-19 and cervical screening in Ireland: a coordinated approach to minimising harm
- 21st March 2022

National Screening Service update
- 4th March 2022

HPV Awareness Day Press Release
- 4th March 2022

National Screening Service update
- 7th February 2022

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (17-23 January 2022)
- 17th January 2022

How NSS is working to reduce inequity in screening
- 5th January 2022

National Screening Service update
- 23rd December 2021

Focus on protecting patient data continues as record management project is completed
- 17th November 2021

National Screening Service joint project brings Ireland closer to realising target of cervical cancer elimination
- 17th November 2021

National Screening Service additional update
- 9th November 2021

National Screening Advisory Committee invites submissions about changes to screening programmes in Ireland
- 5th November 2021

National Screening Service update
- 22nd October 2021

Interval Cancer Expert Reference Group Reports
- 5th October 2021

National Screening Service update
- 30th September 2021

The National Screening Service launches LGBT+ Cervical Screening Study
- 13th September 2021

Update on ordering your screening service resources from healthpromotion.ie
- 7th September 2021

The National Cervical Screening Laboratory: project update August 2021
- 16th August 2021

National Screening Service update
- 30th July 2021

CervicalCheck repeat tests - stakeholder update
- 19th July 2021

New materials and training to boost understanding of screening among minority communities
- 19th July 2021

LGBT+ study: differences in screening experiences and participation
- 12th July 2021

The road to recovery: the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Screening
- 7th July 2021

National Screening Service CervicalCheck update
- 24th June 2021

Interval Cancer Expert Reference Group Reports
- 11th June 2021

National Screening Service update June 2021
- 8th June 2021

National Screening Service update May 2021
- 26th May 2021

Update to Screening Service Website - HSE IT Systems Update
- 18th May 2021

Order your screening service resources from healthpromotion.ie
- 13th May 2021

National Screening Service update
- 10th May 2021

Management of women with intermenstrual bleeding, postcoital bleeding or a
- 9th April 2021

BowelScreen says 'do the test' on Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
- 1st April 2021

National Screening Service update
- 30th March 2021

Year End Report 2020 – National Screening Service
- 9th March 2021

National Screening Service update
- 5th March 2021

How we made CervicalCheck’s multilingual video messages
- 26th February 2021

National Screening Service BreastCheck stakeholder update
- 22nd February 2021

Diabetic RetinaScreen: New Two-Yearly Screening Interval
- 16th February 2021

A new way forward in the National Screening Service
- 12th February 2021

Interval Cancer Expert Reference Group Reports
- 12th February 2021

Clinical referrals to Colposcopy
- 8th February 2021

National Screening Service update
- 29th January 2021

National Screening Service update
- 22nd January 2021

National Screening Service update
- 15th January 2021

National Screening Service update
- 11th January 2021

What you told us about our new HPV cervical screening information
- 18th December 2020

BowelScreen launches new endoscopy service at University Hospital Waterford
- 15th December 2020

Dr Nóirín Russell interview on Today with Claire Byrne
- 11th December 2020

The use of gender neutral language in the CervicalCheck public information and education resources
- 12th November 2020

Expert Reference Group Interval Cancer Reports
- 21st October 2020

CervicalCheck update - 25 August 2020
- 26th August 2020

Update from CervicalCheck - 2 May 2018
- 2nd May 2018

Bowel cancer: Ireland’s second deadliest cancer but preventable - BowelScreen highlights Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
- 3rd April 2018

Let’s Get Serious About Preventing Cervical Cancer - Pearl of Wisdom Campaign 2018
- 26th January 2018

HSE publishes External Review by Professor Robert JC Steele of Safety Incident Management response to Wexford General Hospital bowel screening incident
- 24th January 2018

National Screening Service - Newsletter Winter 2017
- 21st December 2017

National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme is globally unique putting the focus on new eye screening for people with diabetes (Press Release)
- 15th November 2017

Highest percentage of women ever screened by CervicalCheck - Press Release (29/09/2017)
- 29th September 2017

BreastCheck Publishes Screening Statistics for 2015-2016 - Press Release (09 August 2017)
- 9th August 2017

National Screening Service - Newsletter Summer 2017
- 19th July 2017

HSE National Screening Service welcomes publication of HPV testing Health Technology Assessment - Press Release
- 29th May 2017

BowelScreen Publishes Report from First Screening Round 2012 – 2015 (Press Release)
- 25th April 2017

Women urged to attend for free smear tests during European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
- 15th March 2017

CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme publishes 2014/15 report
- 15th March 2017

Senior Radiographers / Mammographers
- 23rd February 2016

HIQA to identify the most effective screening method for the prevention of cervical cancer
- 12th February 2016

CervicalCheck publishes screening statistics for 2013-2014
- 10th December 2015

Over 1.2 million mammograms provided by BreastCheck
- 14th April 2015

Extension of BreastCheck screening
- 15th October 2014

Study finds high level of satisfaction with CervicalCheck programme
- 9th October 2014

Diabetic RetinaScreen is on target to complete first round of diabetic retinopathy screening for people with diabetes aged 12 and over
- 25th August 2014

Screening programme Diabetic RetinaScreen has begun new information and advertising campaign
- 11th June 2014

BowelScreen delighted to receive MSD Crystal Clear Health Literacy award
- 26th May 2014

BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Programme is now available to men and women aged 60-69
- 12th May 2014

New Factsheet About Screening Programmes Provided by National Cancer Screening Service
- 11th October 2013

BreastCheck publishes its 2011-2012 programme report
- 18th February 2013

Screening and prevention advice for World Cancer Day
- 1st February 2013

NCSS update - BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Programme
- 13th November 2012

The National Cancer Screening Service CervicalCheck programme a winner in the Irish Healthcare Awards
- 2nd November 2012

NCSS Welcomes Findings of NHS Breast Screening Review
- 1st November 2012

National Cancer Screening Service Publishes Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Colorectal Screening
- 19th October 2012

The National Cancer Screening Service issues CervicalCheck programme report
- 2nd October 2012

CervicalCheck hold a national study day for health professionals
- 21st September 2012

Update on the introduction of the National Colorectal Screening Programme
- 6th September 2012

CervicalCheck - National study day - 22 September 2012
- 16th August 2012

CervicalCheck introduces HPV test for women who have had treatment at colposcopy
- 14th August 2012

Screening: Diabetic retinopathy
- 5th July 2012

On World Cancer Day BreastCheck thanks 368,851 women for participating
- 3rd February 2012