Warn the public of screening limitations, staff toldBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7266.914/a (Published 14 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:914
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Healthcare staff involved in screening services are being asked to make a fundamental shift in their approach to their work. Instead of over-selling services, as they might have sometimes done in the past, staff should explain the limitations and risks associated with screening, as well as its benefits, a report from the UK National Screening Committee has said.
In the report (the second to be published by …