- Cervical Screening
- Bowel Cancer Screening: Everyone aged 60 to 74 is offered a bowel cancer screening home test kit every 2 years. If you're 75 or over, you can ask for a kit every 2 years by phoning the free bowel cancer screening helpline on 0800 707 60 60.
- Breast Cancer Screening: NHS breast screening checks use X-rays to look for cancers that are too small to see or feel. You'll automatically get your first invite for breast screening between the ages of 50 and 53. Then you'll be invited every 3 years until you turn 71. Women over 70 can self-refer.
- Diabetic eye screening: From the age of 12, all people with diabetes are offered an annual diabetic eye test to check for early signs of diabetic retinopathy.
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA): AAA screening is offered to men during the screening year (1 April to 31 March) when they turn 65 to detect abdominal aortic aneurysms (a dangerous swelling in the aorta). Men over 65 can self-refer.
- Screening information for trans and non-binary people
- Screening in pregnancy: The screening tests offered in pregnancy are:
- screening for infectious diseases (hepatitis B, HIV and syphilis)
- screening for Down's syndrome, Patau's syndrome and Edwards' syndrome
- screening for sickle cell disease and thalassaemia
- screening to check the physical development of the baby (known as the 20-week scan or mid-pregnancy scan)
- diabetic eye screening if you are pregnant and have type 1 or type 2 diabetes
- Screening for newborn babies: Newborn babies are offered:
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