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Population screening

Detecting early signs of disease in the Scottish population and providing a reliable method of referral for diagnostic testing and further treatment.

Our national screening programmes include:

  • bowel screening
  • breast screening
  • cervical screening
  • diabetic retinopathy screening
  • pregnancy screening
  • newborn blood spot screening
  • universal newborn hearing screening
  • abdominal aortic aneurysm screening.

For more information on this service

Visit the National Services Division website (external link) (external link)


Offered by Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities

National Specialist Health Services and Screening team

Carol Colquhoun, National Coordinator for Population Screening

Phone: 0131 275 6575

Gyle Square
1 South Gyle Crescent
EH12 9EB