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NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme
Princess Royal University Hospital, in Kent, has made a very simple change that is having a big impact on improving early access to sickle cell and thalassaemia screening.
We've launched 3 e-learning modules aimed at our screening quality assurance service staff and the professional and clinical advisors who provide specialist expertise.
Information about replacing our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards which support midwives in their conversations about screening with women and their families, to facilitate informed choices.
One of the main roles of Public Health England's (PHE) screening quality assurance service (SQAS) is to carry out formal visits to antenatal and newborn screening services. SQAS works with professional and clinical advisors when visiting laboratories providing screening tests for: …
We have updated the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening handbook on GOV.UK.
We have published new guidance that describes the checks and audits needed for antenatal and newborn screening pathways.
We are developing a new IT system that will make the process of collecting and sharing data easier and better.
The sickle cell and thalassaemia data collection and performance analysis report for 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 is out now.
We’re asking midwives to fill in a short survey about our credit card sized collection of plastic resource cards giving information about screening offered in pregnancy and to newborn babies.