Screening tests for you and your baby: babies in special care units publication updated in accessible digital format.
Liane has worked in screening since 2013, firstly as an Antenatal and Newborn Screening Coordinator for a multi-site NHS Trust, then as Project Lead within the Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme.
She loves the variety and depth of the work within the Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes, and the rewards and challenges that working within PHE Screening brings.
She is a registered midwife and nurse and remains focussed on enabling high quality care for women and babies.
She lives near the Lake District and enjoys spending time exploring the Lakeland fells with her family, from their trusty campervan.
Antenatal and newborn screening providers should now be signposting parents routinely to digital versions of information leaflets rather than automatically handing out printed leaflets.
Survey for NHS antenatal screening providers to help inform smooth transition to using digital information resources for pregnant women.
Updated accessible pathways published for Down’s syndrome, Edwards’ syndrome and Patau’s syndrome screening and the 20-week ultrasound screening scan.
With coronavirus limiting social contact, we have been helping maternity providers to signpost women to digital versions of our NHS antenatal and newborn screening information.
We have updated our chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis: information for parents resource and now published it in digital HTML format.
Read about our event for Trust screening co-ordinators as part of our work to move to digital antenatal and newborn screening information.
We've been busy asking people for their views about the move to digital screening information. Find out more about the different ways we've been consulting with our users.
We have updated and improved the national information we provide about the ultrasound scans offered to women during pregnancy.
Today, we have published updated parent information leaflets covering anencephaly and spina bifida, 2 of the conditions screened for at the fetal anomaly screening mid-pregnancy scan.
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