Local screening coordinator praises sickle cell and thalassaemia genetic risk and counselling course. Bursaries are available for the next course in 2018.
Nicola qualified as a nurse in 1983 and as a midwife in 1986. She has worked as an obstetric nurse in the USA and has held a variety of nursing and midwifery positions, including deputy screening midwife and sexual health advisor in chlamydia screening. Since August 2013 she has worked at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust as an antenatal and newborn screening coordinator. She is the only antenatal and newborn screening coordinator in the country who is also a local newborn hearing screening programme managers. In her spare time she likes to travel, socialise with friends and go to the gym.
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