Are you involved in antenatal sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening? Do you counsel women and couples at risk of having a baby with a significant haemoglobin disorder? Are you aware of all the resources available to support your counselling?
Over the past few months, the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme has consulted widely with colleagues from a range of services, including midwifery, specialist nurses and clinicians, screening laboratories, and patient organisations to help us revise and …
We’re pleased to announce the publication of an updated version of the newborn laboratory handbook for the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the full roll-out of newborn screening for sickle cell disease (SCD) in England.
Over the past few weeks we’ve been busy reviewing the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme standards.
From September 2016, London Metropolitan University will deliver a module in haemoglobinopathies, which counts towards a master’s degree in blood science.
We (the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme) are pleased to announce the launch of our new e-learning resource on the CPD website to support greater understanding of the programme, the conditions screened for and how they can impact on individuals …
We, the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme, recently published a document which defines and clarifies how to determine whether there is a high or low prevalence of SCD and thalassaemia within the area served by an NHS hospital trust. …
We – the Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme – are delighted to offer fully funded places and bursaries for eligible practitioners to attend 2 nationally recognised courses delivered by King’s College London:
Today is Jeans for Genes Day and it's a great chance to highlight the fantastic work that goes into diagnosing, treating and supporting children with genetic disorders.