UK specialists urge the setting up of a national screening agencyBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7188.896 (Published 03 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:896
- Caroline White
UK specialists in preventive medicine have called for a new national publicly accountable screening agency, with dedicated funds and full time staff, during a conference on the future of screening held in London last week.
Dr Malcolm Law, from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, urged the government to fund the establishment of a national screening agency. “National public health problems need a central independent authority to deal with them effectively,” he …