We, the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme, are launching an exciting new project which aims to engage the public and service users. This will help improve how we deliver screening for sickle cell and thalassaemia.
NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme
We at the sickle cell and thalassemia screening programme laboratory support service receive many interesting questions from our service users. These often fall into themes so we thought it would be useful to share some of this information with the …
During March we are mailing out copies of the new print run of the 'Screening tests for you and your baby' booklet to every NHS trust in England that has a maternity unit.
We, the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening programme, recently published a document which defines and clarifies how to determine whether there is a high or low prevalence of SCD and thalassaemia within the area served by an NHS hospital trust. …
All women and babies should have access to high quality antenatal and newborn screening programmes.
25 February 2016: Please note that the new easy read versions of Screening tests for you and your baby, which are featured in this blog post, have been temporarily withdrawn and are not currently available Every maternity trust in England …
We – the Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme – are delighted to offer fully funded places and bursaries for eligible practitioners to attend 2 nationally recognised courses delivered by King’s College London:
Today is Jeans for Genes Day and it's a great chance to highlight the fantastic work that goes into diagnosing, treating and supporting children with genetic disorders.
One of the biggest challenges we face is raising awareness of the importance of screening among those people most at risk of the condition we are testing for.