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What is screening and why is it important?
Screening helps to find serious health conditions early, before you get any symptoms. Find out more about screening, including which test you may be eligible for, what you can expect and when you can take part.
For mums and dads to be
For newborn babies
For women aged 50+
For men and women aged 50-74
For women aged 20-60
For men aged 65
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
The NHS diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) programme is for people with diabetes aged 12 and over. Screening is a key part of diabetes care and can reduce the risk of diabetic retinopathy by detecting the condition early.
Detect Cancer Early
The Scottish Government recently launched a Detect Cancer Early bowel screening campaign in order to improve cancer survival rates by increasing the number of people diagnosed in the earliest stages of the disease.
For more information you can visit the Cancer Zone on NHS inform.