Kirsty Jones, the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator for Mid Cheshire Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust , talks about her experience of her first quality assurance visit and explains how she was pleasantly surprised.
Kirsty is the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator and fetal medicine midwife for Mid Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust. After working as a team midwife covering community and hospital based shifts she moved into a screening role in 2012. She accepted the ANNB screening coordinator post in 2015. She works closely with colleagues from the trust, PHE and NHS England to ensure a safe and efficient service. She is also an active member of the Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Programme's Specialist Nurse and Midwife Forum.
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