The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.
NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme
The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Programme endorses short counselling courses for health professionals who care for families affected by the 2 conditions.
Guests from more than 35 countries gathered in the sunshine in The Hague for the 9th International Society for Neonatal Screening (ISNS) conference.
Kirsty Jones, the antenatal and newborn screening coordinator for Mid Cheshire Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust , talks about her experience of her first quality assurance visit and explains how she was pleasantly surprised.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the full roll-out of newborn screening for sickle cell disease (SCD) in England.
We have published the key performance indicator (KPI) non-cancer screening data for the fourth quarter of 2015 to 2016 (1 January to 30 March 2016). The KPIs are used to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim …
Over the past few weeks we’ve been busy reviewing the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme standards.
It takes a large army of staff to make screening programmes work well. Today, we start a series of blog articles highlighting some of their roles. Pat Schan talks about her job as antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at Western …
We have published the key performance indicator (KPI) non-cancer screening data for the third quarter of 2015 to 2016 (1 October 2015 to 31 December 2015). KPIs are used to measure how the NHS screening programmes are performing and aim to give a …
The Wessex Screening and Immunisation team would like to hear from colleagues about effective initiatives to achieve earlier booking for sickle cell and thalassemia (SCT) screening.