NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme

Screening stand proves big draw for midwives at RCM conference

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.

Screening key performance indicators: publication of 2015 to 2016 annual data

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).

Networking, national updates and shared learning at London antenatal and newborn screening forum

The London Screening Quality Assurance Service (SQAS) team held a successful forum for screening coordinators and heads of midwifery from all London maternity units.

Our quality assurance visit was a positive experience that flew by

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.

Screening key performance indicators: publication of quarter 4 2015 to 2016 data and other updates

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 …