Back in November 2016 and March 2017 we published blog articles about the additional option of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to the fetal anomaly screening pathway.
NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme
I’m the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at Northampton General Hospital. That means I’m responsible for making sure we offer and carry out all antenatal and newborn screening tests correctly for mothers and babies in our care.
If you work in ultrasound or radiology you will be well aware there’s a national shortage of trained staff. Many ultrasound departments rely on agency sonographers.
We use key performance indicator (KPI) data to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing.
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) offers screening to pregnant women so they can find out how likely it is that their baby has Down’s (Trisomy 21 or T21), Edwards’ (T18) or Patau’s (T13) syndromes or one of a …
We published a blog in November about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).
Our 3 antenatal screening programmes have joined forces with the national Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team to hold 8 regional workshops during 2017.
Today we published the key performance indicator (KPI) data for the second quarter of 2016 to 2017 (Q2, July to September 2016). The KPIs are used to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim to give a …
One of the values we hold dear in PHE Screening is supporting individuals to make an informed choice about screening.
Public Health England doesn’t directly train people how to carry out screening in the NHS. We’d love to visit you all but sadly don’t have the resources to do this.