PHE Screening has today published new operational guidance on non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), which will be added to the existing NHS screening programme for Down's syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome as part of an evaluative rollout from 1 June 2021.
Project Lead - Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme
An 8-week consultation on proposed changes to the standards opens today.
PHE Screening has published updated information on 7 conditions screened for as part of the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP).
We have just refreshed and updated our e-learning resource for ultrasound practitioners involved in first trimester screening. It is mandatory training for all ultrasound practitioners involved in screening for Down's syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome in pregnancy. The course …
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) handbook for laboratories is the ‘all you need to know’ guide for screening laboratories for Down’s, Edwards’ and Patau’s syndrome. The updated lab handbook is now available.
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