NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme

Exciting changes ahead for e-learning

Public Health England doesn’t directly train people how to carry out screening in the NHS. We’d love to visit you all but sadly don’t have the resources to do this.

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening programmes e-learning resource

Laptop and books depicting e-learning

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.

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.