We’re pleased to announce the publication of an updated version of the antenatal laboratory handbook for the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme.
Dr Yvonne Daniel is Specialist Lead Scientist, Haematological Sciences and Special Haematology Lead at Viapath, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital London. Yvonne has a specific interest in the screening and diagnosis of haemoglobinopathies and has been working in this area for over 20 years. In addition to her laboratory based role Yvonne is seconded as a scientific advisor to the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme.
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