An update for those who have been nominated to deliver non-invasive prenatal testing training within their organisation.
NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme
We have a published a new online version of our resource cards, giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to babies.
Screening midwives and senior nurses looking to expand their knowledge may want to register for the next Gateway to Genetic Counselling course, part of the Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme.
Public Health England has published new data measuring how the 11 NHS screening programmes are performing.
PHE Screening helpdesk advisor Katy Parker describes her factfinding visit to an antenatal screening laboratory in Bolton.
NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.
This year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference starts today in Manchester with more than 3,500 delegates attending. PHE Screening has a stand where we will be updating delegates on all the antenatal and newborn national screening programmes and answering any questions they may have.
More than 400 delegates attended 8 training events across England ahead of the an evaluative rollout of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to the fetal anomaly screening pathway.
We have updated our national guidance the NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) handbook and the FASP handbook for laboratories to help ensure local screening services meet national standards.
The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.