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Bowel Screening

The aim of the NHSBCSP is to reduce mortality from bowel cancer. This will be achieved by delivering evidence-based, population-based screening programmes.

Men and women aged 60-74 years are sent invite a faecal occult blood test (FOB) through the post every two years. Those with a positive FOB are offered colonoscopy.

For the Lincolnshire Bowel Screening Programme 52,589 were sent FOB kits of which 31,269 were returned (59% uptake). Of the 31,269, 595 were positive (1.9%) and 484 people underwent a colonoscopy. 28 cancers were detected.

Billinghay Medical Practice is ranked 15 out of 19 practices returning bowel screening data in NHS South West Lincolnshire CCG. The coverage for your practice is 59.8%, compared to the CCG average which is 60.8%.

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Cervical Screening

The aim of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme is to reduce the incidence of and mortality from, cervical cancer by delivering a systematic, quality assured population-based screening programme for eligible women.

This is achieved by inviting eligible women for screening six months before their 25th birthday, then at three-yearly intervals between the ages of 25 and 49 years. Thereafter, between the ages of 50 and 64, women will be invited at five- yearly intervals.

The standard is > 80% coverage of women in the eligible population.

The coverage for your practice is 78.5%, compared to the CCG average which is 80.9%.

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Breast Screening

The major aim of the NHS breast screening programme is to reduce mortality from breast cancer. This will be achieved by delivering evidence-based, population-based screening programmes by inviting women in the target age group 50 – 70 every 3 years.

Breast screening is a method of detecting breast cancer at a very early stage. The first step involves an x-ray of each breast - a mammogram.

The standard for breast screening is: minimum > 70% of invited women to attend for screening, achievable 80%.

The coverage for your practice is 69.4%, compared to the CCG average which is 75.8%, and the national target of 70%.

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Diabetic Eye Screening

The aim of the National Diabetic Screening Programme is to reduce the risk of sight loss amongst people with diabetes by the prompt identification and the effective treatment if necessary of sight threatened by diabetic retinopathy, at the appropriate stage during the disease process.

The population eligible for screening is: all persons diagnosed with diabetes aged 12 and over who have light perception or better in at least one eye.

Screening is undertaken annually by digital photography.

For the Lincolnshire Diabetic Eye Programme 46,748 were invited and 38,067 were screened (81%). Of those screened a total of 105 (0.2%) went on to receive potentially sight saving treatment. Of these, 50 needed urgent referral for their treatment.

The uptake for your practice is 84.8%, compared to the CCG average which is 83.3%, and the achievable uptake of 80%.

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening

The aim of the NAASP is to reduce AAA related mortality by providing a systematic population-based screening programme.

The population eligible for screening is: The male population during their 65th year and, on request for men over 65. Screening is undertaken by means of an abdominal ultrasound of the aorta. 

For Lincolnshire AAA programme in the cohort of eligible men, 3,926 were screened, 53 were found to have an AAA that measured between 3cm -5.4cm and entered onto the surveillance programme. 6 had an AAA larger than 5.5cm and were directly referred for surgery.

The uptake for your practice is 84.8%, compared to the CCG average which is 83.3%, and the achievable uptake of 100%.

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