We blogged in September about the need for NHS maternity service providers to consider their options for replacing the free printed family origin questionnaire (FOQ) antenatal screening form when it is phased out next year. The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) …
NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme
The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme and its partner organisations will be presenting new resources.
Updates from some of the early adopter sites who piloted giving out digital information about antenatal and newborn screening rather than physical leaflets at the start of the year.
PHE has published the second antenatal screening standards data report, covering 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
We have updated and published in accessible digital format the national NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme information about being a carrier of a sickle cell, thalassamia or other unusual haemoglobin gene. These digital leaflets provide pregnant women …
We have published the fourth and final set of quarterly key performance indicator (KPI) data for the 2019 to 2020 year.
Directing people to digital information about NHS antenatal and newborn screening programmes should now be business as usual.
New sickle cell and thalassaemia counselling knowledge and skills resource launched.
Antenatal screening providers should be developing plans to replace the national printed family origin questionnaire from spring 2021 onwards.
Antenatal and newborn screening providers should now be signposting parents routinely to digital versions of information leaflets rather than automatically handing out printed leaflets.