At the beginning of 2015, we, the fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP), introduced an extra step for sonographers during the 18 to 20-week pregnancy scan. Previously, sonographers were required to take 4 views of the fetal heart during this scan …
FASP Project Lead
Shirley Vickers joined Public Health England in 2012 and joined FASP in May 2015. Prior to this she had worked for many years as a fetal medicine and screening midwife in the NHS
She supports the FASP programme manager ensuring the continued improvement and initiatives are delivered for PHE especially currently the Three Vessel Trachea View (3VT) implementation
She is always supportive and helpful to her colleagues and passionate about what she does.
Shirley lives in Gloucestershire and enjoys travelling, walking and spending time with her family.
We, the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP), have continued our development of resources for screening support sonographers (SSS).
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