We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.
NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme
I was appointed antenatal and newborn screening coordinator at King’s College Hospital, London, on 1 June 2014.
More than 1,000 midwives, students and other health professionals flocked to the Harrogate International Centre for this year’s Royal College of Midwives (RCM) conference on 19 and 20 October.
We have published the annual data for the non-cancer screening key performance indicators (KPIs) for the 2015 to 2016 screening year (1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016).
In his latest PHE Screening blog post written for his fellow GPs, Dr Jim McMorran looks at primary care issues relating to sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening.
The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.
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.