Welcome to the Screening and Immunisations site. The downloads below will provide you with information you may find helpful for the screening programmes and immunisations available to you and your family.


 

Childhood Immunisations Picture
Immunisation is a vital way of protecting your child against serious disease. 
 
To learn more about childhood immunisations please click here.
 
Other useful links:
http://www.nhs.uk/planners/vaccinations/pages/landing.aspx
http://www.gosh.nhs.uk/immunisations/a-z.html
Adult Vaccinations Picture
To learn more about vaccinations offered to adults please click here.
 
Other useful links:
http://www.nhs.uk/planners/vaccinations/pages/landing.aspx 
Seasonal Flu Image
The flu jab is offered to those people in the at risk groups.
 
To find out more information about the seasonal flu vaccine click here.
 
Other useful links:
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/winterhealth/Pages
Travel Vaccine image
Almost one in four holiday makers don’t get any vaccinations despite travelling to areas that have life threatening infectious disease.
 
Not all vaccinations are free on the NHS.
 
Contact your local GP surgery for advice
Or:
Find out more from
http://www.nhs.uk/Planners/vaccinations/Pages/Travelcvaccines.aspx
Cervical Image
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under 35.
 
To find out more information please click here.
 
More information can be obtained from:
www.cancerhelp.org.uk/type/cervical-cancer/ 
www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/cervical/
Breast Screening Image

About one in eight women in the UK will develop breast cancer during their lifetime.

To find out more click here.

For the breast screening leaflet please click here.

For the breast screening pocket guide please click here.

For the over 70s breast screening guide please click here.

DRSS Screening Image

The Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service is vital to those with diabetes.

To find out more click here.

For the Diabetic Retinopathy the Facts leaflet please click here.

For the Preparing for Laser Treatment leaflet please click here.

For the Eye Screening for Diabetics Leaflet please click here.

For the NHS leaflet on DRSS please click here.

Bowel Image
Bowel cancer screening is vital.
 
To find out more click here.
 
For a copy of the bowel screening kit instructions please click here.
 
For a copy of the colonoscopy leaflet please click here
 
For more information contact:-
Debbie Saban Screening and Immunisation Lead
Becky Szmodics Health Improvement Practitioner Screening and Immunisations
Public Health Department
Primary Care Centre
Turner Road
Colchester
CO4 5JR
01206 286859/286873
Office Hours Monday-Friday 0900-1700